[ US /ˈɫidʒ/ ]
  1. a person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord
  2. a feudal lord entitled to allegiance and service
  1. owing or owed feudal allegiance and service
    one's liege lord
    a liege subject
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How To Use liege In A Sentence

  • I am well content with my estates, and need no foot of English land, no share in English spoil I must fight for my liege lord as long as fighting goes on, but that over I hope to return here and live in peace. Wulf the Saxon A Story of the Norman Conquest
  • In pt ii. of the _Niebelungen Lied_, he sees his sons and liegemen struck down without making the least effort to save them, and is as unlike the Attila of history as a "hector" is to the noble Trojan "the protector of mankind. Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol. 1 A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook
  • When she is forcibly enchanted by a man she is tailing for her faerie liege lord, she not only loses fourteen years of her life to being a fish, she loses everything she worked for in the human world, including her family. Rosemary and Rue: A Knight in Shining…Satin? « A Working Title
  • Barrere having then announced that the army of the Sambre and the Meuse was advancing to Liege, made News Report
  • In the constitutions he drew up each nation or people was left the use of its own laws; gradually the duchies were divided into countships, the counts being vassals iof the king, and having in turn valvassori (vassi-vassorum) who looked up to them as liege-lords, while ranking over all were the missi dominici who in the king's name saw to it that justice was meted out to everyone. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy
  • Analytical Research and Technology (University of Liège, Belgique), show that exposure to chlordecone (also named Kepone), an organochlorine chemical with well defined estrogenic properties used in the French West Indies until 1993, is associated to a significant increased risk of prostate cancer. RedOrbit News - Technology
  • Why must I serve Him in liegedom, bow to Him in service? Our Catholic Heritage in English Literature of Pre-Conquest Days
  • And if you can read down the side, it says, "wir leben fliegen," which is very appropriate in this case. CNN Transcript Jan 11, 2010
  • Your liege William the Conqueror, the duke of Normandy, is ready to invade England.
  • They said they were something called liege men of what I gather is a sort of warlord named Bjorn. Acorna's Search
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