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What does "Vassal" mean?

Definition

(a.) Resembling a vassal; slavish; servile (n.) A subject; a dependent; a servant; a slave (n.) The grantee of a fief, feud, or fee; one who holds land of superior, and who vows fidelity and homage to him; a feudatory; a feudal tenant (v. t.) To treat as a vassal; to subject to control; to enslave


Synonyms liege, liegeman, feudatory, liege subject


Word Family vassals