noun the Jacobite Rebellion
British history the unsuccessful Jacobite rising of 1715 led by James Francis Edward Stuart
the last Jacobite rising (1745-46) led by Charles Edward Stuart, the Young Pretender, which after initial successes was crushed at Culloden
writ of habeas corpusRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Cheesecake, Racketeering, And Other Trending Words On Dictionary.comFood, food, glorious food made its presence known in a big way on this Thanksgiving week edition of the Dictionary.com Trending Words list. From a rarely used plural for beef to a beef over the proper way to describe cheesecake, here's what had you searching!
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012