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Jacques Bonhomme

[zhahk baw-nawm]
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noun
  1. 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.

Origin of Jacques Bonhomme

< French: literally, James goodfellow; see jack4
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