liege-man

liegeman

[leej-muhn, leezh-]
noun, plural liegemen.
1.
a vassal; subject.
2.
a faithful follower.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English; see liege, man1

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liegeman (ˈliːdʒˌmæn)
 
n , pl -men
1.  (formerly) the subject of a sovereign or feudal lord; vassal
2.  a loyal follower

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