What does Acton mean?

Acton meaning in General Dictionary

A stuffed coat worn beneath the mail or later on a jacket plated with mail

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  • A stuffed jacket used beneath the post, or (later on) a jacket plated with post.

Acton meaning in Names Dictionary

a town into the U.K.
Name Origin: English
Name Gender: Male


Acton meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A stuffed jacket used under the post, or (later on) a jacket plated with post.


Sentence Examples with the word Acton

In 1874, when Gladstone published his pamphlet on The Vatican Decrees, Lord Acton wrote during November and December a series of remarkable letters to The Times, illustrating Gladstone's main theme by numerous historical examples of papal inconsistency, in a way which must have been bitter enough to the ultramontane party, but demurring nevertheless to Gladstone's conclusion and insisting that the Church itself was better than its premisses implied.

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