Origin of Jacobean
Examples from the Web for jacobean
Every chapter is headed with a brief quote from a Jacobean revenge tragedy by the likes of Webster, Kyd, or Jonson.Speed Read: J.K. Rowling Pens Another Winner With ‘The Silkworm’|Malcolm Jones|June 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The house, Burford Priory, is a largely Jacobean mansion, hidden from view by high walls.
The Jacobean period was a decorative one, but not one of the highest level of the art of bookbinding.English Heraldic Book-stamps|Cyril Davenport
The church has been rebuilt, but contains a Jacobean pulpit and a Perp.Somerset|G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
You see, Mr. Merech, Jacobean chairs is pretty near so rare nowadays that it would pay me to wait a while.Elkan Lubliner, American|Montague Glass
Winona herself took the camera to the opposite side of the church to photograph a Jacobean tablet.The Luckiest Girl in the School|Angela Brazil
Above is the ducal coronet; below, in an oblong Jacobean frame, is the inscription.Book-Plates|William J. Hardy
Word Origin for Jacobean
1770, literally "of James" (king or apostle), later especially "of the literary and architectural style of the time of James I" (1844). See James.