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Definition of Jacobins

Jacobins
Dominican Do*min"i*can, n. (Eccl. Hist.) One of an order of mendicant monks founded by Dominic de Guzman, in 1215. A province of the order was established in England in 1221. The first foundation in the United States was made in 1807. The Master of the Sacred Palace at Rome is always a Dominican friar. The Dominicans are called also preaching friars, friars preachers, black friars (from their black cloak), brothers of St. Mary, and in France, Jacobins.
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 Jacobins from wikipedia

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- political party discontent in a review titled "The Tea Party Jacobins". Polish Jacobins Jacobin (magazine) Tony Judt (2011). Marxism and the French Left:...
- Jacobins, The", Black Plays Archive, Royal National Theatre. http://www.talawa.com/articles/the-black-jacobins/ Bryncoed options The Black Jacobins Adéèkó...
- Order, the Catholic religious order known in France as the Jacobin Order The Black Jacobins, a book about the Haitian revolution by C.L.R. James. Jacobean...
- speechwriter David Sirota joined Jacobin as editor-at-large. The name of the magazine derives from the book The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the...
- belonging to the Dominican Order. In France Dominicans were known as "Jacobins". The three subspecies with their breeding ranges are: C. j. serratus (Sparrman...
- 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 jacobins are two species of hummingbirds in the genus Florisuga. The genus contains the following species:...
- directions. This feature has come to be known as Le Palmier des Jacobins, the palm tree of the Jacobins. Between 1275 and 1315, the height of the choir was increased...
- Musée des Jacobins may refer to: Musée des Jacobins (Auch) Musée des Jacobins (Morlaix) Musée des Jacobins (Saint-Sever) Musée des Jacobins (Toulouse)...
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