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liege

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adjective \ˈlēj\

Definition of liege

  1. 1 a :  having the right to feudal allegiance or service <his liege lord> b :  obligated to render feudal allegiance and service

  2. 2 :  faithful, loyal

Origin and Etymology 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


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liege

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Definition of liege

  1. 1 a :  a vassal bound to feudal service and allegiance b :  a loyal subject

  2. 2 :  a feudal superior to whom allegiance and service are due

14th Century

First Known Use of liege

14th century


Liège

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

Definition of Liège

  1. 1 province E Belgium area 1497 square miles (3877 square kilometers), pop 1,024,130

  2. 2 city, its ∗ pop 185,131

Variants of liège

or Flemish

Luik

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LIEGE Defined for English Language Learners


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liege

noun

Definition of liege for English Language Learners

  • : a lord in the time of the Middle Ages


LIEGE Defined for Kids

liege

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noun \ˈlēj\

Definition of liege for Students

  1. :  a lord in the time of the Middle Ages


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