Words nearby suzerain
How to use suzerain in a sentence
Very lightly, though armed, the twain dismounted, and stood side by side before their suzerain.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
The only hope of the Jews lay in the clemency of their victorious suzerain, and it did not fail them.
The Sacrifice of the Horse was an ancient Hindu custom practised by kings exercising suzerain powers over surrounding kings.Maha-bharata|Anonymous
And yet at Vienna was a suzerain who might chastise the official participators in a crime against the Empire's laws.A German Pompadour|Marie Hay
You must now take the pledge of fealty and homage to Charles, King of the Franks, as your suzerain seigneur.
British Dictionary definitions for suzerain
- a state or sovereign exercising some degree of dominion over a dependent state, usually controlling its foreign affairs
- (as modifier)a suzerain power
- a feudal overlord
- (as modifier)suzerain lord