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Definition of "liegeman" [liege•man]

  • A feudal vassal or subject. (noun)
  • A loyal supporter, follower, or subject. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "liegeman" in a sentence
  • "But it is worth noticing that none of these leaders commanded a very large force, and none is referred to as the vassal or liegeman of another."
  • "Gwion had reached the guard-post, the same by which his lord had been abducted, without hindrance, and was in the very act of stepping over the threshold when the guard barred his way with a braced lance, and challenged him sharply: "Are not you Gwion, Cadwaladr's liegeman?""
  • ""Natural enough he should welcome the sight of another liegeman," said Cuhelyn steadily."
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