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Joncs

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Etre sur le joncs (to be on the straw)—i.e. in prison.

“Plantez aux hurmes vos picons

Da paour les bisans si tres-durs

Et aussi dʹestre sur les joncz,

Emmanchez en coffre et gros murs.”


Villon: Jargon et Jobelin, ballade 1.

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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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