- of or relating to James I of England or to his period.
- noting or pertaining to the style of architecture and furnishings prevailing in England in the first half of the 17th century, continuing the Elizabethan style with a gradual introduction of Italian models in architecture and increased elaboration of forms and motifs in furnishings.
- of or relating to the style of literature and drama produced during the early 17th century.
- a writer, statesman, or other personage of the Jacobean period.
- history characteristic of or relating to James I of England or to the period of his rule (1603–25)
- of or relating to the style of furniture current at this time, characterized by the use of dark brown carved oak
- 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
- any writer or other person who lived in the reign of James I
1770, literally “of James” (king or apostle), later especially “of the literary and architectural style of the time of James I” (1844). See James.