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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