a feudal lord entitled to allegiance and service.
a feudal vassal or subject.
owing primary allegiance and service to a feudal lord.
pertaining to the relation between a feudal vassal and lord.
loyal; faithful: the liege adherents of a cause.
Other definitions for Liège (2 of 2)
a city in E Belgium, on the Meuse River: one of the first cities attacked in World War I.
a province in E Belgium. 1,521 sq. mi. (3,940 sq. km). Capital: Liège.
- Flemish Luik.
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How to use liege in a sentence
My liege, can you blame the mare for going heavily when she bears the weight of three kingdoms on her back?
The Duke of Burgundy, the most powerful vassal of France, was in arms against his liege lord.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII | John Lord
My object is to alter our route, by proceeding directly by the left bank of the Maes to liege, instead of crossing at Namur.
The Bishop, therefore, put himself at the head of a few troops of his own, trusting to the assistance of the people of liege.
Meanwhile the march continued, and the confederates soon entered the territories of liege.
British Dictionary definitions for liege (1 of 2)
(of a lord) owed feudal allegiance (esp in the phrase liege lord)
(of a vassal or servant) owing feudal allegiance: a liege subject
of or relating to the relationship or bond between liege lord and liegeman: liege homage
a liege lord
a liegeman or true subject
British Dictionary definitions for Liège (2 of 2)
a province of E Belgium: formerly a principality of the Holy Roman Empire, much larger than the present-day province. Pop: 1 029 605 (2004 est). Area: 3877 sq km (1497 sq miles)
a city in E Belgium, capital of Liège province: the largest French-speaking city in Belgium; river port and industrial centre. Pop: 185 488 (2004 est)
- Flemish name: Luik
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