Origin of Jacobin
Examples from the Web for jacobin
There was a chance that he could have been arrested as well for his Jacobin tendencies.
The Turkish history of imposed Jacobin Secularism ended up creating virtual segregation against observant Muslims.
On Park Avenue, beards are about as rare as readers of Jacobin.Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Goes Hipster With Davos Beard|Daniel Gross|January 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Jacobin Club was the revolutionary church most frequented by the people.The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2|Eugne Sue
Marat's bust had been thrown into the gutter and the Jacobin clubs closed.The Red City|S. Weir Mitchell
Fouch closed the Jacobin Club and deported a number of journalists.
Did you not meet her at the table of our Jacobin philosopher?A Volunteer with Pike|Robert Ames Bennet
His brother is massacred and thrown from the walls, while a Jacobin convent next to the ramparts is sacked.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine
Word Origin for Jacobin
early 14c., of the order of Dominican friars whose order built its first convent near the church of Saint-Jacques in Paris, from Old French Jacobin (13c.) "Dominican friar," also, in the Middle East, "a Copt;" see Jacob. The Revolutionary extremists took up quarters there October 1789. Used generically of radicals and allegedly radical reformers since 1793. Related: Jacobinism.