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[zhahk] /ʒɑk/
a male given name, French form of Jacob or James. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In the parish of Crôle lived a man named Jacques Aymar, supposed to be endowed with the faculty of using the divining rod.

    Curious Myths of the Middle Ages Sabine Baring-Gould
  • "You are right, Jacques," was the response of Monsieur Defarge.

    A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
  • Jacques, however, told them what his master's wishes were, and they were carried out; Jock's friend secretly left England forever.

    The Trespasser, Complete Gilbert Parker
  • Jacques Three demanded how he afterwards recognised him then?

    A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
  • Our parties, to the disgust of Jacques, were teetotal, the real attraction being that the joint might be pinched any minute.

    Immortal Youth Lucien Price

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