Results for jacobite

Definitions of jacobite:

part of speech: noun

An adherent of James II. and his descendants.

part of speech: adjective

JACOBITICAL.

part of speech: noun

In English history, a follower of James II or his family.

part of speech: noun

JACOBITISM.

part of speech: noun

One attached to the cause of King James II., particularly after his flight and abdication, and to his line.

part of speech: adjective

Of or belonging to the Jacobites.

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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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