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Jacqùes Bonhomme

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A sort of fairy good-luck, who is to redress all wrongs, and make all the poor wealthy. The French peasants are so called sometimes, and then the phrase is like our term of sneering pity, “my good fellow,” or “my fine fellow.” (See Jacques.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Jacob’s Ladder
Jacob’s Staff
Jacob’s Stone
Jacobins
Jacobites
Jacobus
Jacquard Loom
Jacqueline (of Paris)
Jacquerie (La)
Jacques
Jacqùes Bonhomme
Jactitation of Marriage
Jade or The Divine Stone
Jade
Jaffier
Jagger
Jail-bird (A)
Jamambuxes [Soldiers of the round valleys]
Jambon
Jambuscha [Jam-bus-cah]
James

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Jacques Bonhomme