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ac•ton



Pronunciation: (ak'tun), [key]
n. Armor.
a quilted garment worn under mail in the 13th and 14th centuries; gambeson. Also,ackton,aketon.

Ac•ton



Pronunciation: (ak'tun), [key]
n.
1. Lord (John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron), 1834–1902, English historian.
2. a former municipal borough in SE England, now part of the London borough of Ealing: center of Puritanism at the time of Cromwell.
3. a city in NE Massachusetts. 17,544.

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