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OTHER WORDS FROM vassalagesub·vas·sal·age, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for vassalage
The two kingdoms would be one; the two navies would be one; and all other states would be reduced to vassalage.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
To remain here in North America, and be crushed to the earth in vassalage and degradation, we never will.
The act of the new tribes was, therefore, an observance of international etiquette rather than an acknowledgment of vassalage.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5|Hubert Howe Bancroft
The Vizier, he says, by this treaty was reduced to a state of vassalage; and he makes this curious distinction in proof of it.
Above 30,000 Birmans laboured in the works of the king of Pegu, as that was one condition of their vassalage.
British Dictionary definitions for vassalage
- the condition of being a vassal or the obligations to which a vassal was liable
- the relationship between a vassal and his lord