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Definition of "vidame" []

  • One of a class of temporal officers who originally represented the bishops, but later erected their offices into fiefs, and became feudal nobles. (noun)

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Use "vidame" in a sentence
  • "There is thus no comparison between the title of vidame, which only marks a vassal, and the titles which by fief emanate from the"
  • "Nérac, a vidame of Gascony, _nom de Dieu! et il aura affaire à moi, ce pantin-là!"
  • "As a former intimate friend of the Marquis d'Esgrignon, the vidame introduced the Vicomte d'Esgrignon -- Victurnien"