Jacques-bonhomme



[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.

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