ligee (1171-74)

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ligee (1171-74)


[ FEW: 16,463b *let-; Gdf: 4,780c ligeé; GdfC: ; TL: 5,445 ligëé; DEAF: ; DMF:  ligeé; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
liegee,  liegie,  ligei,  liget  


1allegiance, devotion of a vassal to his overlord
( 1171-74; MS: c.1200 )  'Coment’, fait dunc li quens, ‘puet estre desturné, Quant vus li devez fei, humage e ligee  (ed. ligeé) '  1884
2liege men
( 1383-84 )  supplient tres homblement voz povres ligetz  iii 175
ligance  lige#1  ligement#1 
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