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mack

1 [mak] Slang.
noun
1.
a pimp.
verb (used without object)
2.
to flirt with or make sexual advances toward someone (often followed by on ): They spend their nights macking on the ladies.

Origin:
1885–90; by shortening of mackerel pimp < Middle French; see mackerel

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mack1 (mæk)
 
n
informal (Brit) a variant spelling of mac mackintosh short for mackintosh

mack2 (mæk)
 
n
slang a pimp
 
[C19: shortened from obsolete mackerel, from Old French, of uncertain origin]

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Mack
proprietary name for a brand of heavy automobile trucks, 1921 by International Motor Co., N.Y., N.Y., claiming use from 1911.
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