Jaques

 not Jacques, for the character in William Shakespeare’s As You Like It.

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  • Jaques — is a common name, a variant of Jacques.It can refer to: * Jaques of London, a British game manufacturing company * Jaques, a character in Shakespeare s As You Like It * Rev John Jaques (clergyman) (1728 1800), a British clergyman who became… …   Wikipedia

  • Jaques — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Emile Jaques Dalcroze (1865–1950), Schweizer Komponist und Musikpädagoge Heinrich Jaques (1831–1894), österreichischer Schriftsteller, Jurist und Politiker Heleen Jaques (* 1988), belgische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • jaques — ou JAQUE, m. penac. Tantost est le nom propre de quelque homme, qu on escrit erronéement Jacques, consideré que la lettre c. du Latin Iacobus dont il vient, se change en q, suyvie de la lettre u, parce qu en François le c ne se prononce par k… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • jaqués — jaqués, sa 1. adj. Natural de Jaca. U. t. c. s.) 2. Perteneciente o relativo a esta ciudad de la provincia de Huesca, en España. ☛ V. libra jaqués, moneda jaqués …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Jaques — [jā′kwēz] n. [OFr: see JACK] a cynically philosophical nobleman in Shakespeare s As You Like It …   English World dictionary

  • jaqués — ► adjetivo 1 De Jaca, ciudad de Huesca. SINÓNIMO [jacetano] ► sustantivo 2 Persona natural de Jaca. * * * jaqués, a adj. y, aplicado a personas, también n. De Jaca, población de Huesca. * * * jaqués, sa. adj. Natural de Jaca. U. t. c. s …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Jaques — Recorded as Jaques, Jacques and other forms as shown below, this is a surname of Olde French origins. Introduced into the British Isles at various times after the Invasion of 1066, it has its origins in the pre 7th century personal name Jacques,… …   Surnames reference

  • Jaques — Jaquesian /jeuh kwee zee euhn/, adj. /jay kweez, kwiz, jayks/, n. a disillusioned and satirical observer of life, in Shakespeare s As You Like It. * * * jaques obs. form of jakes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jaques — Jaquesian /jeuh kwee zee euhn/, adj. /jay kweez, kwiz, jayks/, n. a disillusioned and satirical observer of life, in Shakespeare s As You Like It. * * * …   Universalium

  • JAQUES —    or the melancholy a cynical moraliser in Shakespeare s As You Like It …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • jaquès — ja|quès Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

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