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liege

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1liege

adjective \ˈlēj\

Definition of LIEGE

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a :  having the right to feudal allegiance or service <his liege lord>
b :  obligated to render feudal allegiance and service
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Origin of LIEGE

Middle English, from Anglo-French lige, from Late Latin laeticus, from laetus serf, of Germanic origin; akin to OldFrisian let serf
First Known Use: 14th century

Other History Terms

agonistic, carpetbagger, enceinte, fief, historiography, paladin

Rhymes with LIEGE

2liege

noun

: a lord in the time of the Middle Ages

Full Definition of LIEGE

1
a :  a vassal bound to feudal service and allegiance
b :  a loyal subject
2
:  a feudal superior to whom allegiance and service are due

First Known Use of LIEGE

14th century

Other History Terms

agonistic, carpetbagger, enceinte, fief, historiography, paladin

Liège

geographical name Li·ège \lē-ˈezh, -ˈāzh\

Definition of LIÈGE

1
province E Belgium area 1497 square miles (3877 square kilometers), pop 1,024,130
2
city, its pop 185,131

Variants of LIÈGE

Li·ège or Flemish Luik \ˈlīk, ˈlœik\

Rhymes with LIÈGE

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