ackey

[ ak-ee ]
/ ˈæk i /

noun, plural ack·eys.

a silver coin minted in England in the late 18th and early 19th centuries for use in western Africa.

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Origin of ackey

variant spelling of akee, the seeds of which served as a unit of weight
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