[ 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.
Why Is The Name Jack Used In So Many Fairy Tales?Doesn’t it seem like a disproportionate number of fairy tales contain a hero named Jack? Is this just a coincidence?
Origin of Jacques Bonhomme
< French: literally, James goodfellow; see jack4
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