A Hebrew patriarch (boy of Isaac, and ancestor of this Jews), whom in a vision saw a ladder reaching up to heaven (Gen. xxviii. 12); -- also known as Israel.
The starling, Sturnus vulgaris.
A jacobus, a gold money of James I. of The united kingdomt.
. A housebreaker who carried a ladder.
A half-witted individual. Vaux, Flash Dict.
(Old Testament) boy of Isaac; sibling of Esau; parent for the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced Jesus to bless him, so Jesus gave Jacob the latest name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against Jesus')
French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory procedures in cells (born in 1920)