Hold oath

AS oath of allegiance. A man taking the oath swore to be faithful and true to his lord; however, like all such oaths, it was conditional upon the lord reciprocating with his obligations to the man. [< OldEngl. hold = loyal, faithful + ad = an oath] -

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