Jacqueries



[zhahkuh-ree] /ʒɑkəˈri/

noun
1.
the revolt of the peasants of northern France against the nobles in 1358.
2.
(lowercase) any peasant revolt.
/ʒakri/
noun
1.
the revolt of the N French peasants against the nobility in 1358
n.

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).

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