Complete Definition of "liege"

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English

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-iËdÊ|-iËdÊ

Noun

liege

#A free and independent person; specif., a lord paramount; a sovereign.
#The subject of a sovereign or lord; a liegeman.

Translations
trans-top|A free and independent person; a lord paramount; a sovereign
German: Lehnsherr m
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trans-top|The subject of a sovereign or lord; a liegeman
German: Gefolgsmann m; Vasall m
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Adjective

liege

#Sovereign; independent; having authority or right to allegiance; as, a liege lord.
#Serving an independent sovereign or master; bound by a feudal tenure; obliged to be faithful and loyal to a superior, as a vassal to his lord; faithful; loyal; as, a liege man; a liege subject.
#Full; perfect; complete; pure.

Translations
Sovereign; independent; having authority or right to allegiance; as, a liege lord
French: lige
Serving an independent sovereign or master; bound by a feudal tenure; obliged to be faithful and loyal to a superior
French: lige

Related terms
liege lord
liegeman

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