Jacques Bonhomme

[ zhahk baw-nawm ]

  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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