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.