from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as allegiance.
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They had been sent to what was supposed to have been safety and had discovered a place of conspiracy, instead; they had come to take census in a Barony where most of the aristocracy had apparently switched its al - legiance to the Affiliation's bitterest enemy; they had made personal ene-mies of three hard men who had probably killed enough folks to populate a fair-sized graveyard.
"Let's take the oath of 'legiance again," shouted Cad, when the Game was over for the morning.
Subside, vile discord, and again return to your true 'legiance.
And what greater effort could have been made to throw off all al - legiance and subjection to the God of heaven?
On that memorable day, the representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, made a solemn declaration, in which they as - signed their reasons for withdrawing their al - legiance from the King of Great Britain.
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