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Meaning of ACTON

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac"ton\, n. [OF. aketon, auqueton, F. hoqueton, a quilted
jacket, fr. Sp. alcoton, algodon, cotton. Cf. {Cotton}.]
A stuffed jacket worn under the mail, or (later) a jacket
plated with mail. [Spelled also {hacqueton}.] [Obs.]
--Halliwell. Sir W. Scott.

 

 

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