an English drinking glass of the late 17th or early 18th century, engraved with Jacobite mottoes and symbols.
- Jacobite rebellion
noun the Jacobite Rebellion 1. (Brit, history) the unsuccessful Jacobite rising of 1715 led by James Francis Edward Stuart 2. the last Jacobite rising (1745-46) led by Charles Edward Stuart, the Young Pretender, which after initial successes was crushed at Culloden
- Jacob riis
[rees] /ris/ noun 1. Jacob August, 1849–1914, U.S. journalist and social reformer, born in Denmark.
- Jacob s coxey
[kok-see] /ˈkɒk si/ noun 1. Jacob Sechler [sech-ler] /ˈsɛtʃ lər/ (Show IPA), 1854–1951, U.S. political reformer: led a group of unemployed marchers (Coxey’s army) in 1894 from Ohio to Washington, D.C., to petition Congress for legislation to create jobs and relieve poverty.
[yah-kawp-suh n] /ˈyɑ kɔp sən/ noun 1. Jens Peter [yens pey-tuh r] /yɛns ˈpeɪ tər/ (Show IPA), 1847–85, Danish novelist. /Danish ˈjakɔbsən/ noun 1. Arne (ˈarnə). 1902–71, Danish architect and designer. His buildings include the Town Hall at Rodovre (1955)