liegeman

[ leej-muhn, leezh- ]
/ ˈlidʒ mən, ˈliʒ- /

noun, plural liege·men.

a vassal; subject.
a faithful follower.

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Origin of liegeman

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at liege, man
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British Dictionary definitions for liegeman

liegeman
/ (ˈliːdʒˌmæn) /

noun plural -men

(formerly) the subject of a sovereign or feudal lord; vassal
a loyal follower
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