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English → English (WordNet)
n : a member of the radical movement that instituted the Reign
of Terror during the French Revolution
English → English (gcide)
Jacobin \Jac"o*bin\ (j[a^]k"[-o]*b[i^]n), n. [F. See 2d Jack,
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 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
National Assembly. Hence: A plotter against an existing
government; a turbulent demagogue.
3. (Zo["o]l.) 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.
Jacobin \Jac"o*bin\, a.
Same as Jacobinic.
Blackfriar \Blackfriar\, Black friar \Black" fri`ar\ (Eccl.)
A friar of the Dominican order, so named becaise wearing
wearing the black mantle of the Dominicans; -- called also
predicant and preaching friar; in France, Jacobin.
Also, sometimes, a Benedictine.