real name Jean Clopinel. ?1250–?1305, French poet, who continued Guillaume de Lorris' Roman de la Rose. His portion of the poem consists of some 18 000 lines and contains satirical attacks on women and the Church
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How to use Jean de Meung in a sentence
Jean de Meung had to build, so to speak, the walls of his own museum.
We may compare, too, the attacks made by Jean de Meung's contemporaries and immediate successors.
The one thing insisted on by Jean de Meung is the absolute necessity of a pure life.
Jean de Meung's old woman is no more reformed than her successors.
Jean de Meung was the man with the muck-rake who sometimes looked upwards.