liegeman


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liege·man

 (lēj′mən)
n.
1. A feudal vassal or subject.
2. A loyal supporter, follower, or subject.

liegeman

(ˈliːdʒˌmæn)
n, pl -men
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (formerly) the subject of a sovereign or feudal lord; vassal
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a loyal follower

liege•man

(ˈlidʒ mən, ˈliʒ-)

n., pl. -men.
1. a vassal; subject.
2. a faithful follower.
[1300–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liegeman - a person holding a fiefliegeman - a person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord
follower - a person who accepts the leadership of another
Translations

liegeman

[ˈliːdʒmæn] N (liegemen (pl)) → vasallo m
References in classic literature ?
I come," he shouted in a hoarse, thick voice, with a strong Breton accent, "as squire and herald from my master, who is a very valiant pursuivant-of-arms, and a liegeman to the great and powerful monarch, Charles, king of the French.
he has served his master this day even as I would wish liegeman of mine to serve me.
If Servius overcome, I am Liegeman to Servius, and if Tarquin subdue, I am for vive Tarquinius.