Shecklaton Sheck"la*ton, n. [Cf. {Ciclatoun}.] A kind of gilt leather. See {Checklaton}. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • checklaton — /chek latˈən/ noun Understood and explained by Spenser as gilded leather used for making embroidered jacks (also schecklaton or shecklaton) ORIGIN: ↑ciclaton, perh by association with ↑latten …   Useful english dictionary

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