[leej-muh n, leezh-]
- a vassal; subject.
- a faithful follower.
Origin of liegeman
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Examples from the Web for liegeman
Guthrun is now his liegeman, and Guthred will also call Alfred overlord.Wulnoth the Wanderer
The king was an officer of that realm and a liegeman of God.Signs of Change
But the title of liegeman I will not have, for I well know how things will go.The Story of Norway
Hjalmar H. Boyesen
There he lived peacefully, and did homage to the king and became his liegeman and burgess.Tales from the Old French
It is known to your Majesty that my son is your liegeman, and, if it please you, your kinsman also.A Letter Book
- (formerly) the subject of a sovereign or feudal lord; vassal
- a loyal follower
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