"jacobite" Definition

  1. n. A partisan or adherent of James the Second, after his abdication, or of his descendants, an opposer of the revolution in 1688 in favor of William and Mary.
  2. n. One of the sect of Syrian Monophysites. The sect is named after Jacob Baradaeus, its leader in the sixth century.
  3. a. Of or pertaining to the Jacobites.

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Position in dictionary: 53747 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., a.,
Words that start with "jacobite": 1
Words that end with "jacobite": 1
Words that contain "jacobite": 1
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