A man who owed allegiance and service to a *liege lord. -
Cf. Ligeus

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • Liegeman — Liege man (l[=e]j man), n.; pl. {Liegemen} (l[=e]j men). Same as {Liege}, n., 2. Chaucer. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • liegeman — index subject (object) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • liegeman — [lēj′mən] n. pl. liegemen [lēj′mən] 1. a vassal 2. a loyal follower: Also liege man …   English World dictionary

  • liegeman — /leej meuhn, leezh /, n., pl. liegemen. 1. a vassal; subject. 2. a faithful follower. [1300 50; ME; see LIEGE, MAN1] * * * …   Universalium

  • liegeman — noun A male liege (subject of a sovereign or lord) …   Wiktionary

  • liegeman — noun (plural liegemen) historical a vassal who owed feudal service or allegiance to a nobleman …   English new terms dictionary

  • Liegeman — A sworn vassal who has commited himself to the homage of his liege lord, generally a military and political alliance …   Medieval glossary

  • liegeman — liege•man [[t]ˈlidʒ mən, ˈliʒ [/t]] n. pl. men 1) why a vassal; subject 2) why a faithful follower • Etymology: 1300–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • liegeman — /ˈlidʒmən/ (say leejmuhn) noun (plural liegemen) 1. a vassal; a subject. 2. a faithful follower …   Australian English dictionary

  • liegeman — /liyjman/ He that oweth allegiance …   Black's law dictionary

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