liege man


: vassal
: a devoted follower

Examples of liege man in a Sentence

a highly influential anthropologist whose liege men can now be found in a score of major universities

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of liege man was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Liege man.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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