homager

[ hom-uh-jer, om- ]
/ ˈhɒm ə dʒər, ˈɒm- /

noun

a vassal.

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Origin of homager

1350–1400; Middle English omager<Anglo-French. See homage, -er2
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Example sentences from the Web for homager

  • He reminds the court that he comes of an ancient family, descended from a Guido who was Homager to the Empire.