Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of aketon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as acton.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Another form of acton.

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Examples

  • ` ` Holy Abraham! '' he exclaimed, ` ` he is a good youth, and my heart bleeds to see the gore trickle down his rich embroidered hacqueton, and his corslet of goodly price --- but to carry him to our house!

    Ivanhoe

  • He no longer wore the gay embroidered hacqueton; his tunic was black velvet, and all the rest of his garments accorded with the same mourning hue.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • Wallace stood for some minutes musing on what had passed, when, hearing a footstep behind him, he turned round, and beheld approaching him a young and graceful form, habited in a white hacqueton wrought in gold, with golden spurs on his feet, and a helmet of the same costly metal on his head, crested with white feathers.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • The brave Scot cheerfully acquiesced; and, Wallace retiring amongst the trees with his royal companion, Bruce soon covered his gay hacqueton with this rough mail; and placing the Scottish bonnet on his head, put a large stone into the golden helmet, and sunk it in the waters of the Carron.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • He no longer wore gay embroidered hacqueton; his tunic was black velvet, and all the rest of his garments accorded with the same mourning hue.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • “Holy Abraham!” he exclaimed, “he is a good youth, and my heart bleeds to see the gore trickle down his rich embroidered hacqueton, and his corslet of goodly price — but to carry him to our house! — damsel, hast thou well considered? — he is a

    Ivanhoe

  • a footstep behind him, he turned round, and beheld approaching him a young and graceful form, habited in a white hacqueton wrought in gold, with golden spurs on his feet, and a helmet of the same costly metal on his head, crested with white feathers.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • "Holy Abraham!" he exclaimed, "he is a good youth, and my heart bleeds to see the gore trickle down his rich embroidered hacqueton, and his corslet of goodly price -- - but to carry him to our house!

    Ivanhoe. A Romance

  • "Holy Abraham!" he exclaimed, "he is a good youth, and my heart bleeds to see the gore trickle down his rich embroidered hacqueton, and his corslet of goodly price -- but to carry him to our house!

    Ivanhoe

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