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

n., pl. -men.
1. a vassal; subject.
2. a faithful follower.
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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
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[ˈliːdʒmæn] N (liegemen (pl)) → vasallo m
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Command my liegemen leave the sacrifice And hurry, foot and horse, with rein unchecked, To where the paths that packmen use diverge, Lest the two maidens slip away, and I Become a mockery to this my guest, As one despoiled by force.
Arise, my liegemen, and be good subjects in future.
After an altercation with one of Thingol's liegemen, he flees, expecting to be outlawed, and lives for several years in exile until Beleg brings him news of Thingol's pardon.