the revolt of the peasants of northern France against the nobles in 1358.
(lowercase) any peasant revolt.
the revolt of the N French peasants against the nobility in 1358
1520s, from Middle French jacquerie “peasants or villeins collectively,” from Jacques, the proper name, which is used as Jack is used in English, in the sense of “any common fellow.” So, also, “the rising of the northern French peasants against the nobles, 1357-8,” from a French usage. Etymologically, Jacques is from Late Latin Iacobus (see Jacob).
[zhahk] /ʒɑk/ noun 1. a male given name, French form of or .
[zhahk baw-nawm] /ʒɑk bɔˈnɔm/ noun 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.
- Jacques cartier
[kahr-tee-ey; French kar-tyey] /ˈkɑr tiˌeɪ; French karˈtyeɪ/ noun 1. Sir George Étienne [zhawrzh ey-tyen] /ʒɔrʒ eɪˈtyɛn/ (Show IPA), 1814–73, Canadian political leader: prime minister 1857–62, defense minister 1867–73. 2. Jacques [zhahk] /ʒɑk/ (Show IPA), 1491–1557, French navigator and explorer of Canada: discovered the St. Lawrence River. /French kartje/ noun 1. Jacques (ʒɑk). 1491–1557, French navigator […]
- Jacques cousteau
[koo-stoh] /kuˈstoʊ/ noun 1. Jacques Yves [zhahk eev] /ʒɑk iv/ (Show IPA), 1910–97, French naval officer, author, and underseas explorer: developed the Aqua-Lung.