Neither was there a return to the loyal but small ghetto of Charter 77.
Also problematic with paid tweets is the risk of annoying or exploiting a loyal audience.
But, in an email to the Daily Beast, Chaffetz insisted he was simply being a loyal Republican foot soldier.
1530s, in reference to subjects of sovereigns or governments, from Middle French loyal, from Old French loial, leal "of good quality; faithful; honorable; law-abiding; legitimate, born in wedlock," from Latin legalem, from lex "law." In most cases it has displaced Middle English leal, which is from the same French source. Sense development in English is feudal, via notion of "faithful in carrying out legal obligations." In a general sense (of dogs, lovers, etc.), from c.1600. As a noun meaning "those who are loyal" from 1530s (originally often in plural).