ligeance

[lahy-juh ns, lee-]

noun

Chiefly Law. the territory subject to a sovereign or liege lord.
Archaic. allegiance.

Nearby words

  1. ligase,
  2. ligate,
  3. ligation,
  4. ligative,
  5. ligature,
  6. liger,
  7. ligeti,
  8. ligeti, györgy,
  9. light,
  10. light a fire under

Origin of ligeance

1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French; see liege, -ance

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