Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A vassal who paid homage to a feudal lord.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who does or is bound to do homage; one who holds land of another by homage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who does homage, or holds land of another by homage; a vassal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun one who pays (or already did so) feudal homage, hence a vassal

Etymologies

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homage + -er

Examples

  • Weopomeiocs, in a full council of his people is said to have acknowledged himself the homager of the Queen of England, and, after her, of Sir Walter

    Notes on the State of Virginia

  • Here Okisko, king of the Weopomeiocs, in a full council of his people, is said to have acknowledged himself the homager of the Queen of England, and, after her, of Sir Walter Raleigh.

    Notes on the State of Virginia.

  • Here Okisko, king of the Weopomeiocs, in a full council of his people, is said to have acknowledged himself the homager of the Queen of England, and, after her, of Sir Walter Raleigh.

    Notes on the State of Virginia

  • 42: Is Caesars homager: else so thy cheeke payes shame,

    Antony and Cleopatra (1623 First Folio Edition)

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