Definition of jacobite

Common misspellings:
  • jacobites (100.0%)
  • jacobie (0.0%)
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Examples of usage:
  1. Before this though he had passed for a sort of Jacobite he had been in reality a Whig - Robert Burns by Principal Shairp

  2. The commander at Derry was a man named Robert Lundy a Protestant and soldier of some experience but he seems to have been a Jacobite at heart for after one skirmish near Strabane he held a council of war recommended immediate surrender ordered that there should be no firing and sent word to James that the city was ready to submit - The Charm of Ireland by Burton Egbert Stevenson

  3. For the rebel is older than all the kingdoms and the Jacobin has more tradition than the Jacobite - Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton