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Jacʹobites (3 syl.)

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The partisans of James II. (when William III. superseded him), his son, and grandson.

Jacobites, nicknamed Warming-pans. It is said that Mary dʹEste, the wife of James II., never had a living child, but that on one occasion a child, introduced to her bedroom in a warming-pan, was substituted for her dead infant. This “warming-pan child” was the Pretender. Such is the tale, the truth is quite another matter.

Jacʹobites. An Oriental sect of Monophʹysites, so called from Jacoʹbus Baradæus (Jacoub Al-Baradei), Bishop of Edessa, in Syria, in the sixth century.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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