Bonhomme

Bonhomme is the generic term for a figure ( bonhomme de sucre , "sugar baby"; bonhomme de neige , "snowman") used in several combinations in French Canada: bonhomme carnaval , the Québec carnival

Bonhomme

Bonhomme is the generic term for a figure (bonhomme de sucre, "sugar baby"; bonhomme de neige, "snowman") used in several combinations in French Canada: bonhomme carnaval, the Québec carnival snowman mascot figure; bonhomme de sable, "the sandman"; and bonhomme sept-heures (from the English "bone-setter"), a frightening figure.

Bonhomme Carnaval
Quebec Winter Carnival night parade, February 16, 2013 in Quebec City. \r\nImage: The Canadian Press/photographer Jacques\r\nBoissinot.\r\n