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 Jour Maigre (French).Journal. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jourdain (Monsieur),
 
in Molière’s comedy of Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme. He represents a bourgeois placed by wealth in the ranks of gentlemen, and making himself extremely ridiculous by his endeavours to acquire their accomplishments.   1
 


 Jour Maigre (French).Journal. 

 
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