Examples from the Web for jacqueries
When he becomes a Nihilist we shall have the Commune in our cities, and beyond them the Jacqueries!France and the Republic|William Henry Hurlbert
Here opens the stormy period of the Jacqueries, Pragueries, and Leagues.Notre-Dame de Paris|Victor Hugo
These jacqueries hastened the movement of the regular revolution.
Jacqueries were organised in which all sorts of horrors were perpetrated.Old and New Paris, v. 2|Henry Sutherland Edwards
British Dictionary definitions for jacqueries
Word Origin for Jacquerie
Word Origin and History for jacqueries
1520s, from Middle French jacquerie "peasants or villeins collectively," from Jacques, the proper name, which is used as Jack is used in English, in the sense of "any common fellow." So, also, "the rising of the northern French peasants against the nobles, 1357-8," from a French usage. Etymologically, Jacques is from Late Latin Iacobus (see Jacob).