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Considering the wealth of poetic drama that has come down to us from the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods, it is surprising that so little of any value has been added since.
James Fenton

Meaning of "Jacobean" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD JACOBEAN

From New Latin jacōbaeus, from Jacōbus James.
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PRONUNCIATION OF JACOBEAN

Jacobean  [ˌdʒækəˈbɪən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JACOBEAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Jacobean can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES JACOBEAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Jacobean in the English dictionary

The first definition of Jacobean in the dictionary is characteristic of or relating to James I of England or to the period of his rule. Other definition of Jacobean is of or relating to the style of furniture current at this time, characterized by the use of dark brown carved oak. Jacobean is also denoting, relating to, or having the style of architecture used in England during this period, characterized by a combination of late Gothic and Palladian motifs.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JACOBEAN


Albion
ˈælbɪən
amphibian
æmˈfɪbɪən
Arabian
əˈreɪbɪən
Colombian
kəˈlɒmbɪən
Columbian
kəˈlʌmbɪən
Danubian
dænˈjuːbɪən
Euboean
juːˈbɪən
Fabian
ˈfeɪbɪən
gabion
ˈɡeɪbɪən
Gambian
ˈɡæmbɪən
Gibeon
ˈɡɪbɪən
Jacobian
dʒəˈkəʊbɪən
lesbian
ˈlɛzbɪən
Libyan
ˈlɪbɪən
Namibian
nɑːˈmɪbɪən
Nubian
ˈnjuːbɪən
Serbian
ˈsɜːbɪən
Sorbian
ˈsɔːbɪən
Swabian
ˈsweɪbɪən
Zambian
ˈzæmbɪən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JACOBEAN

Jacob
Jacob sheep
Jacob´s ladder
Jacob´s staff
Jacobi
Jacobian
Jacobian determinant
Jacobin
Jacobinic
Jacobinical
Jacobinically
Jacobinism
Jacobite
Jacobite Rebellion
Jacobitic
Jacobitism
Jacobsen
jacobus
jaconet
Jacopo della Quercia

WORDS THAT END LIKE JACOBEAN

bean
black bean
broad bean
Caribbean
castor bean
fava bean
green bean
jelly bean
jellybean
jumping bean
locust bean
Niobean
pinto bean
Sabean
scarlet runner bean
soya bean
soybean
string bean
the Caribbean
tonka bean

Synonyms and antonyms of Jacobean in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Jacobean» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JACOBEAN

Find out the translation of Jacobean to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

詹姆士一世时期
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

jacobea
570 millions of speakers

English

Jacobean
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Jacobean
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يعقوبي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Якова
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

jacobino
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জ্যাকবিয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

jacobin
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jacobean
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

jacobean
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

英国王ジェームズ一世時代の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

코빈
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jacobean
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Jacobean
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஜேகோபியன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जॅकोबियन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

İngiltere kralı 1. James dönemine ait
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

giacobino
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ozdobne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Якова
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Jacobean
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Jacobean
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Jacobeaanse
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Jacobean
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

jakobinske
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Jacobean

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JACOBEAN»

The term «Jacobean» is regularly used and occupies the 81.512 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Jacobean

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2 QUOTES WITH «JACOBEAN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Jacobean.
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James Fenton
Considering the wealth of poetic drama that has come down to us from the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods, it is surprising that so little of any value has been added since.
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Timothy West
The classical writers... playwrights, Jacobean, Elizabethan playwrights, all showed areas of all classes and how they live and painted them pretty authentically.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JACOBEAN»

Discover the use of Jacobean in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Jacobean and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Jacobean Rhapsodies: Composing with 28 Appliqué Designs
Includes 10 quilt projects and instructions for Pat's own appliqué method. The book offers help with choosing appropriate fabrics, as well as strategies for achieving beautiful color and contrast in appliqué work.
Patricia B. Campbell, Mimi Ayers, 2010
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Negotiating the Jacobean Printed Book
By examining the spaces where authors, printers and readers interact, Negotiating the Jacobean Printed Book pulls into focus the importance of the book to Jacobean culture.
Pete Langman, 2011
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Writing Women in Jacobean England
Some, however, were not, and these are the women who interest Barbara Lewalski - those who, as queens and petitioners, patrons and historians and poets, took up the pen to challenge and subvert the repressive patriarchal ideology of ...
Barbara Kiefer Lewalski, 1993
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Jacobean Revenge Tragedy and the Politics of Virtue
Focusing initially on the first three plays, Eileen Allman examines the genre's resident tyrants, revengers, androgynous heroes, and virtuous heroines.
Eileen Jorge Allman, 1999
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Three Jacobean Witchcraft Plays: Sophonsiba, The Witch, The ...
The three plays in this book - Sophonisba, The Witch and The Witch of Edmonton - reflect the variety of belief in witches and practice of witchcraft in the Jacobean period.
Peter Corbin, Douglas Sedge, 1986
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Marriage, Performance, and Politics at the Jacobean Court
The Howard faction of the Jacobean court was comprised primarily, though not exclusively, of members of the Howard family. Thomas Howard, Frances's father, was one of Northampton's closest allies. However, non-Howards also bore close  ...
Dr Kevin Curran, 2013
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Defining the Jacobean Church: The Politics of Religious ...
This 2005 book proposes a model for understanding religious debates in the Churches of England and Scotland between 1603 and 1625.
Charles W. A. Prior, 2005
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Jacobean Gentleman: Sir Edwin Sandys, 1561-1629
This biography of English parliamentarian, colonizer and religious thinker Sir Edwin Sandys (1561-1629) shows the vital role he played in the Jacobean Age's two most distinctive achievement: the early development of England's constitutional ...
Theodore K. Rabb, 1998
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The Body Embarrassed: Drama and the Disciplines of Shame in ...
In this challenging and innovative book, Gail Kern Paster examines representations of the body in Elizabethan-Jacobean drama in the light of humoral medical theory, tracing the connections between the history of the visible social body and ...
Gail Kern Paster, 1993
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Staging the Renaissance: Reinterpretations of Elizabethan ...
The essays in Staging the Renaissance analyze this dynamic process within Renaissance drama where texts stage radical collaborations between playwright, actor, stage, audience and the pressures of the social, economic and political ...
David Scott Kastan, Peter Stallybrass, 1991

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JACOBEAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Jacobean is used in the context of the following news items.
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Capital Fringe 2015: From dating at Dance Place to Jacobean
The 2015 Capital Fringe Festival frugs on throughout eastern D.C. with some 1960s moves at Dance Place, classical carnage in Anacostia and ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
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A weekend break at Hartwell House in Buckinghamshire will make …
By the time we got to the bar in the older Jacobean part of the house we had a powerful thirst on. Salvatore the barman brought the same ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Meet the most likeable man in Hollywood, Paul Rudd | Irish Examiner
He acted in college, moved to Los Angeles, was cast as the Mr. Knightley analogue in ''Clueless,'' then went to study Jacobean drama at the ... «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
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Winslow Crocker House open for season in Yarmouth Port - News …
... are filled with Mary Thacher's impressive collection of furniture, including Jacobean, William and Mary, Queen Anne, and Chippendale styles. «Wicked Local Yarmouth, Jul 15»
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Let's move to Wymondham, Norfolk | Money | The Guardian
It was destroyed by fire in the 17th century, so most of it dates from the rebuilding: plenty of Georgians, plus the odd Jacobean survivor. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Modern paving slabs which replaced cobblestones in Dunster are to …
... the village, but it was largely rebuilt in the 17th century as a Jacobean-style manor house, and thoroughly renovated in the Victorian period. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Properties for around £1m
A restored Grade II-listed Elizabethan hall. It has Jacobean Dutch gables, mullioned windows, an oak-panelled library and stone fireplaces. «MoneyWeek, Jul 15»
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Looking for a holiday closer to home? Here are four UK staycation …
We've travelled to this Jacobean manor house for a short break, and our visit happens to coincide with a Tuesday morning gardening session ... «Basingstoke Gazette, Jul 15»
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Trevor Nunn's Volpone reviewed: Henry Goodman bewitches the …
Trevor Nunn's up-to-date version skilfully harmonises the Jacobean and the modern. The sickbed is an intensive-care unit where Volpone wilts ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Tycoon Manny Davidson in feud with children over stately home …
... set up the trust in 1967, He claims he also later registered Gerald and Maxine as owners of the sprawling Jacobean manor house Lyegrove ... «Western Daily Press, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Jacobean [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/jacobean>. Nov 2019 ».
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