Acker



noun
(Austral, informal) a variant spelling of acca
(Austral, slang) a pimple
Contemporary Examples

“If it was, then for the same reasons, such a joint discussion would not likely be appropriate,” acker said.
Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: Sept 14 PunditFact.com September 13, 2014

Back then acker Merrall was one of the few wine stores that carried all the great domains.
World’s Most Extravagant BYOB Sophie Menin February 6, 2011

Historical Examples

It is now called “St. Ursula’s acker,” a sort of sacred field where the basilica was.
The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6 E. Rameur

The sudden flowing of the sea, called in the fens of Lincolnshire, acker.
The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth

So she merely said: “Jimmy ‘acker can foight you,” and enjoyed the warmth fearlessly.
It Never Can Happen Again William De Morgan

He lives out at acker’s Fishing Lodge now an’ does de cookin’ for ’em.
Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Work Projects Administration

In the Engadine, in reply to the question what the flat strips between the linches were called, the driver answered, ‘acker.’
The English Village Community Frederic Seebohm

And Jimmy ‘acker’s granny she come out, and ‘Leave the child alone’ she says.
It Never Can Happen Again William De Morgan

acker’s signals were its code, and words of wisdom in the form of club rules had been duly got out and printed.
Yachting Vol. 2 Various.

In the acker process the electrolyte is fused sodium chloride.
An Elementary Study of Chemistry William McPherson

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