Jefferson even defended the jacobins, architects of the bloody Reign of Terror.
Many targets will settle because their attorneys will advise them that their juries will likely be stocked with jacobins.
"The jacobins will rise in consequence of this blunder," was the doleful prophecy.
It is a noble edifice, and once belonged to the Order of jacobins.
Tissot, meeting him soon after the scene at the jacobins, thought that he looked like a dying man.
He went to the jacobins to read over again his speech of the day.
He had been informed that that gentleman was at that time a member of an affiliated society of jacobins.
You know these jacobins, these patriots, all variste's crew.
Such has been the lesson of the world war, in which the jacobins of the west have often proved the worst enemies of liberty.
In April–May 1794 the collapse of the jacobins seemed imminent.
early 14c., of the order of Dominican friars whose order built its first convent near the church of Saint-Jacques in Paris, from Old French Jacobin (13c.) "Dominican friar," also, in the Middle East, "a Copt;" see Jacob. The Revolutionary extremists took up quarters there October 1789. Used generically of radicals and allegedly radical reformers since 1793. Related: Jacobinism.