[jak-uh-bahyt] /ˈdʒæk əˌbaɪt/

a partisan or adherent of James II of England after his overthrow (1688), or of the Stuarts.
a member of the Syrian Monophysitic church, which was founded in the 6th century a.d. and was governed by the patriarch of Antioch.
(Brit, history) an adherent of James II after his overthrow in 1688, or of his descendants in their attempts to regain the throne
a member of the Monophysite Church of Syria, which became a schismatic church in 451 ad


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