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 Acra’tes (3 syl.),A’cre-fight. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Acre.
 
“God’s acre,” a cemetery or churchyard. The word “acre,” Old English, œcer, is akin to the Latin ager and German acker (a field).   1
 


 Acra’tes (3 syl.),A’cre-fight. 

 
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