jacobin

at the end of the eighteenth century, a radical reformer and supporter (often used pejoratively) of the French Revolution (not to be confused with *Jacobites)
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Jacobin

The Society of the Friends of the Constitution (Société des amis de la Constitution), commonly known as the Jacobin Club (Club des Jacobins, pron), was the most famous and influential political club in the development of the French Revolution. There were at least 7,000 chapters throughout France, with a membership estimated at a half million or ...
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Jacobin

• (n.) A fancy pigeon, in which the feathers of the neck form a hood, -- whence the name. The wings and tail are long, and the beak moderately short. • (n.) One of a society of violent agitators in France, during the revolution of 1789, who held secret meetings in the Jacobin convent in the Rue St. Jacques, Paris, and concerted measures t...
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jacobin

1. A Dominican friar; so named because, before the French Revolution, that order had a convent in the Rue St. Jacques, Paris. ... 2. One of a society of violent agitators in France, during the revolution of 1789, who held secret meetings in the Jacobin convent in the Rue St. Jacques, Paris, and concerted measures to control the proceedings of the N...
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Jacobin

[hummingbird] The jacobins are two species of hummingbirds in the genus Florisuga. It contains the following species: ...
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Jacobin

[pigeon] The Jacobin is a breed of fancy pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding that originated in Asia. Jacobins, along with other varieties of domesticated pigeons, are all descendants from the Rock Pigeon (Columba livia). It is in the Asian feather and voice pigeon show group. The breed is known for its feathered hood ove...
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Jacobin

[politics] A Jacobin (ʒakɔbɛ̃) is someone who supports a centralized Republic, with power made at the national level in contemporary usage. At its inception during the French Revolution (1789 to 1799), the term was popularly applied to all supporters of left-wing revolutionary opinions. Specifically, it was used to describe members of t...
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Jacobin

Jac'o·bin adjective Same as Jacobinic .
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Jacobin

Jac'o·bin noun [ French See 2d Jack , Jacobite .] 1. (Eccl. Hist.) A Dominican friar; -- so named because, before the French Revolution, that order had a convent in the Rue St. Jacques, Paris. 2. One of a society of violent agitators in France, during the revolutio...
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jacobin

extremist or radical in politics
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Jacobin

Member of an extremist republican club of the French Revolution founded in Versailles 1789. Helped by Danton's speeches, they proclaimed the French republic, had the king executed, and overthrew the...
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Jacobin

Member of an extremist republican club of the French Revolution founded in Versailles 1789. Helped by Danton's speeches, they proclaimed the French republic, had the king executed, and overthrew the moderate Girondins 1792–93. Through the Committee of Public Safety, they began the Reign of Terror, led by Robespierre. After his execution in...
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Jacobin

Synonym (also Jacobain, Jacohin) for the grape variety Cot; look there.
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Jacobin

[n] - a member of the radical movement that instituted the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution
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