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- n. Plural form of heyduc.
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I did not find her in the room in question; I saw there only our two femmes de chambre and one of the Queen's two heyducs, a man of great height and military aspect.
At such a time, the heyducs within the Princess's suite of rooms used to turn out with their halberts and present to Prince Victor -- the same ceremony being performed on his own side, when pages came out and announced the approach of his Highness.