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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a supporter of James II after he was overthrown or a supporter of the Stuarts;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jacobite \Jac"o*bite\, prop. a. Of or pertaining to the Jacobites. Jacobitic
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jacobite \Jac"o*bite\, prop. n. [L. Jacobus James: cf. F. Jacobite. See 2d Jack.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Eng. Hist.) A partisan or adherent of James the Second, after his abdication, or of his descendants, an opposer of the revolution in 1688 in favor of William and Mary. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eccl.) One of the sect of Syrian Monophysites. The sect is named after Jacob Barad[ae]us, its leader in the sixth century. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Jacobite n 1: a supporter of James II after he was overthrown or a supporter of the Stuarts