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Meaning of Jacques Bonhomme

Jacques Bon•homme

Pronunciation: (zhäk bô-nôm'), [key]
  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.
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