Definition of


  1. (noun, person) any distinguished personage during the reign of James I
  2. (adj, pert) of or relating to James I or his reign or times

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Alternate forms of Jacobean

Hypernyms: englishman

Origin of the word Jacobean

  1. 1770, lit. "of James" (king or apostle), especially "of the literary and architectural style of the time of James I" (1844). See James. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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