Associations to the word «Jacobite»

Wiktionary

JACOBITE, noun. A supporter of the restoration of the Stuart kings to the thrones of England and Scotland in the late 17th century
JACOBITE, noun. (religion) One of the sect of Syrian Monophysites led by Jacob Baradaeus in the sixth century.

Dictionary definition

JACOBITE, noun. A supporter of James II after he was overthrown or a supporter of the Stuarts.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats