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  • n. Plural form of heyduke.


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  • Will not heydukes and mamalukes, mandarins and patshaws, or any other words formed at pleasure, serve to distinguish those who are in the ministry from others who would be in it if they could?

    An Argument against Abolishing Christianity

  • He struggled with all might; but he could not scatter on the earth, as he had been wont to do, the heydukes who had seized him.

    Taras Bulba and Other Tales

  • In the midst of a spacious courtyard, surrounded by stone walls, stood an old-fashioned mansion with a verandah in front of it, resting on quadrangular columns which one ascended by a staircase whose brick parapet served as a lounge both for the gentlemen guests and their heydukes whenever they wanted to take their ease, -- though, of course, the gentlemen occupied one end of it and the heydukes the other.

    The Poor Plutocrats

  • He gave each of the two heydukes who accompanied him in the felon's car, one on his right, the other on his left, a silver coin apiece.

    The Poor Plutocrats

  • The heydukes told us afterwards that when he got outside he rose up in the car and addressed the people.

    The Poor Plutocrats

  • But when the carriages stopped in front of the verandah, every one instantly quitted this favourite sun-lit resting place and rushed down to meet them -- host, guests, heydukes, and dogs.

    The Poor Plutocrats

  • Krasna, and they have no end of soldiers and heydukes.

    The Poor Plutocrats

  • As it is one of my heydukes has sprained his hand.

    The Poor Plutocrats

  • The heydukes, the coachmen, stood before him trembling.

    A Hungarian Nabob

  • I am used to rough, plain speaking, even from my heydukes.

    A Hungarian Nabob


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