Definition of Jacobin. Meaning of Jacobin. Synonyms of Jacobin

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Definition of Jacobin

Jacobin
Jacobin Jac"o*bin, a. Same as Jacobinic.
Jacobin
Jacobin Jac"o*bin, n. [F. See 2d Jack, Jacobite.] 1. (Eccl. Hist.) A Dominican friar; -- so named because, before the French Revolution, that order had a convent in the Rue St. Jacques, Paris. 2. One of a society of violent agitators in France, during the revolution of 1789, who held secret meetings in the Jacobin convent in the Rue St. Jacques, Paris, and concerted measures to control the proceedings of the National Assembly. Hence: A plotter against an existing government; a turbulent demagogue. 3. (Zo["o]l.) A fancy pigeon, in which the feathers of the neck form a hood, -- whence the name. The wings and tail are long, and the beak moderately short.
Jacobin
Black friar Black" fri`ar (Eccl.) A friar of the Dominican order; -- called also predicant and preaching friar; in France, Jacobin. Also, sometimes, a Benedictine.

Meaning of Jacobin from wikipedia

- Society of the Jacobins, Friends of Freedom and Equality (Société des Jacobins, amis de la liberté et de l'égalité), commonly known as the Jacobin Club (Club...
- A Jacobin (French pronunciation: ​[ʒakɔbɛ̃]) was a member of the Jacobin Club, a revolutionary political movement that was the most famous political club...
- Jacobin may refer to: Jacobin (politics), a member of the Jacobin club, or political radical, generally The Jacobin, an opera by Antonín Dvořák The Jacobin...
- Jacobin is a contemporary socialist quarterly magazine based in New York offering socialist and anti-capitalist perspectives on politics, economics and...
- The Jacobin is a breed of fancy pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding that originated in Asia. Jacobins, along with other varieties of...
- The Jacobin (Jakobín in Czech) is an opera in three acts by Antonín Dvořák to an original Czech libretto by Marie Červinková-Riegrová. Červinková-Riegrová...
- The Anti-Jacobin, or, W****ly Examiner was an English newspaper founded by George Canning in 1797 and devoted to opposing the radicalism of the French...
- Polish Jacobins (or Huguenots) was the name given to a group of late 18th century radical Polish politicians by their opponents. Polish Jacobins formed...
- The Jacobin cuckoo, pied cuckoo, or pied crested cuckoo (Clamator jacobinus) is a member of the cuckoo order of birds that is found in Africa and Asia...
- The jacobins are two species of hummingbirds in the genus Florisuga. It contains the following species:...
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