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Jacques Bonhomme

[zhahk baw-nawm] /ʒɑk bɔˈnɔm/
the contemptuous title given by the nobles to the peasants in the revolt of the Jacquerie in 1358 and adopted by the peasants in subsequent revolts.
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< French: literally, James goodfellow; see jack4 Unabridged
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