The definition of liege is loyal, especially in a relationship between a lord and his servants.(adjective)
An example of a liege lord is someone who is entitled to the loyalty of his subjects.
A liege is defined as a lord to be loyal to, or a loyal subject of a monarch.(noun)
An example of a liege is a person who honored their lord or monarch during the feudal system.
See liege in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: OFr, prob. < Frank base akin to OHG ledig, free, but infl. by L ligare, to bind
See liege in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French, entitled to feudal allegiance
Origin: , from Late Latin laeticus, being a semifree colonist in Gaul
Origin: , from laetus, a semifree colonist
Origin: , of Germanic origin; see lē- in Indo-European roots.
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