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  • adj. Alternative spelling of Jacobean.


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  • Now I've discovered that they're adding to their site on South Bank an indoor jacobean Theatre that will be lit with candles to duplicate as closely as possible the atmosphere theatergoers would have experienced centuries ago.

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  • Apparently, the Latin cognate for James is Jacobaeus, which leeds us to this word.

    November 12, 2007

  • I love this word. In contrast to the WordNet definition, though, I usually see it used as an adjective, like Elizabethan, not to describe a person.

    November 11, 2007