Jacques Bonhomme

[zhahk baw-nawm]


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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