[jey-kweez, -kwiz, jeyks]
- a disillusioned and satirical observer of life, in Shakespeare's As You Like It.
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Examples from the Web for jaques
At 11:48, Jaques Rogge, chairman of the IOC, declared the games closed.Olympics Closing Ceremonies: London Rocks Out
August 12, 2012
Yet another trait is attributed to Jaques, which we must on no account forget.
Jaques is only sketched in with light strokes, but all his traits are peculiarly Hamlet's traits.
The words are as 'tragical' and tender as were those of the melancholy Jaques.
"You do well to liken yourself to the melancholy Jaques," she replied.Loss and Gain
John Henry Newman
Jaques wants to know "of what kind this cock should come of."William Shakespeare