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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishliegeliege /liːdʒ/ noun [countable]  1 (also liege lord)HIGH POSITION OR RANK a lord who was served and obeyed in the Middle Ages2 (also liegeman)OBEY someone who had to serve and obey a lord in the Middle Ages
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liegeThe distinction between liege and simple homage had begun to be made in the course of the twelfth century.Here again he failed to convince his liege.Closely connected with fidelity was liege homage, which the kings were equally determined to extend.
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