Liege

Liege

(lj), n. 1. A free and independent person; specif., a lord paramount; a sovereign. Mrs. Browning.
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The anointed sovereign of sighs and groans,
Liege of all loiterers and malcontents.
Shak.
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2. The subject of a sovereign or lord; a liegeman.
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A liege lord seems to have been a lord of a free band; and his lieges, though serving under him, were privileged men, free from all other obligations, their name being due to their freedom, not to their service.
Skeat.
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