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A taffeta, or leather-quilted dress, worn under the habergeon to keep the body from being chafed or bruised. (French, hocqueton.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Acrostic (Greek, akros stichos)
Acrostics
Act and Opponency
Act of Faith (auto da fé)
Act of God (An)
Actæon
Actian Years
Action Sermon
Active
Activity
Acton
Actresses
Acu tetigisti
Acutiator
Ad Græcas Calendas. (Deferred)
Ad inquirendum
Ad libitum
Ad rem (Latin)
Ad unum omnes
Ad valorem
Ad vitam aut cuīpam

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