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  • n. Plural form of homager.

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Examples

  • And there are armies of presenters – copycats, pretenders, homagers; they know who they are – who should hang a picture of Danny on their living room wall and, each day before they go to work, get down on their knees in front of it and give humble thanks.

    After Danny Baker's cancer news I've realised he's a national treasure

  • After waiting awhile at Hastings for the country to make voluntary submission, and finding that homagers did not come in, William proceeded to make a further display of force.

    London and the Kingdom - Volume I

  • It is already an often-told story how promptly, on receiving that summons, the young Queen rose and came to meet her first homagers, standing before them in hastily assumed wrappings, her hair hanging loosely, her feet in slippers, but in all her hearing such royally firm composure as deeply impressed those heralds of her greatness, who noticed at the same moment that her eyes were full of tears.

    Great Britain and Her Queen

  • Number of hides in the manor, number of ploughs, of homagers, villeins, cottars, free tenants, tenants in socage; how much wood, meadow, and pasture; number of mills and fishponds; the value in the time of the last king; and its present value.

    English Villages

  • [Page 622.] themselves the homagers of the brave Sir Walter, and in 1586 and 1587 he sent a Governor, with twelve assistants and a charter of incorporation, instructing them to settle on Chesapeake Bay.

    The Great South; A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland

  • Here again, the rolls of Parliament corroborate the assertion and inform us that not only the dwellings of the homagers but the capital mansions themselves, were deserted and falling to decay.

    The Coming of the Friars

  • The homagers were afraid to give a verdict against the steward, and timidly objected that all Richard's evidences had been burnt in the fire.

    The Coming of the Friars

  • Yet in the plague year every now and then one is pleased to find instances actually of consideration for the distress and penury of the homagers at this place and that.

    The Coming of the Friars

  • Richard the Second, July 16th, 1377, Edmund was second of the homagers, and walked next but one after the King.

    The White Rose of Langley A Story of the Olden Time

  • And there are armies of presenters - copycats, pretenders, homagers; they know who they are - who should hang a picture of Danny on their living room wall and, each day before they go to work, get down on their knees in front of it and give humble thanks.

    The Guardian World News

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