or ack·ton, ake·ton
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Contemporary Examples of acton
When Acton died in 1953, no will was found and his estate was inherited by Harold.
Acton had no heirs and initially offered to leave his estate to Oxford, but the offer was turned down.
She and her family have been in litigation with NYU over the Acton estate since his death.
Historical Examples of acton
"You are well known as a connoisseur, Mr. Acton," he went on hurriedly.Masterpieces of Mystery
When they were half-way down the street, Acton looked at Nasmyth with a dry smile.
He broke off abruptly, and just then Acton stepped out from the window.
Mrs. Acton, who sat next to Miss Hamilton, looked up sharply.
Acton, who took the paper from him, was a trifle perplexed when he glanced at it.