or ack·ton, ake·ton
Origin of acton
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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.
She got up; she was afraid Mrs. Acton would tell her again that she was dying.The Europeans|Henry James
Acton uttered a howl, and fled under a table covered with a large cloth which served him as a hiding-place.Marguerite de Valois|Alexandre Dumas
From daybreak to sunrise, the summons ran from house to house through Acton.Revolutionary Reader|Sophie Lee Foster
Acton felt that this was to destroy the very bases of moral judgment and to open the way to a boundless scepticism.The History of Freedom|John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
Luther Blanchard pipes the tune, and the battalion—the men of Acton leading—descends the hill.Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times|Charles Carleton Coffin