liege lord


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Noun1.liege lord - a feudal lord entitled to allegiance and service
feudal lord, seigneur, seignior - a man of rank in the ancient regime
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Do you happen to know, Mrs Clennam,' Affery's liege lord then demanded in a much lower voice, and with an amount of expression that seemed quite out of proportion to the simple purpose of his words, 'where she lives?
For six weeks did the robber sheik hold the trade route of the earth, while our liege lord, the West Wind, slept profoundly like a tired Titan, or else remained lost in a mood of idle sadness known only to frank natures.
The Saxon porkers, whom I have slain, they were the foes of my country, and of my lineage, and of my liege lord.