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- n. Plural form of vidame.
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The vidames, on the contrary, were only principal officers of certain bishops, with authority to lead all the rest of their seigneurs 'vassals to the field, either to fight against other lords, or in the armies that our kings used to assemble to combat their enemies before the creation of
The ruined noblesse of the Faubourg St. Germain, the faded duchesses and wornout vidames, could not have abused a wealthy Bonapartist with more vigorous rancor than these people employed in their ceaseless babble about the banker's wife.