Origin of Jacobite
OTHER WORDS FROM JacobiteJac·o·bit·ic [jak-uh-bit-ik] /ˌdʒæk əˈbɪt ɪk/, Jac·o·bit·i·cal, adjectiveJac·o·bit·ism, noun
Examples from the Web for jacobite
The sign had been taken down when the Jacobite army penetrated into England in the Rebellion of 1745.
Dublin does not appear to have grown much until after the wretched, and for Ireland terribly unfortunate, Jacobite wars were over.Beauties and Antiquities of Ireland|T. O. Russell
Whilst the Jacobite forces lay encamped near Carlisle, certain differences of opinion arose in the Council.Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745|Mrs. Thomson
The Jacobite hopes which had been crushed by the indignation at Tourville's descent woke up to a fresh life.History of the English People, Volume VII (of 8)|John Richard Green
The less wary patron who bespoke Windsor Forest had to suffer for his jacobite zeal.The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1|Alexander Pope