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  • n. Plural form of liege.

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Examples

  • : The sons of Rory felt confidence in their own lieges, having been asked to come into the country by each one separately, except Cormac son of Tomaltach Mac Dermot with David O Flynn and the rest of his officers.

    March 31st, 2008

  • But it was generally a quiet place, away from the hum and throb of his many organizations, his obligations, his many lords and lieges, all of whom waited for order and direction, his responsibilities, his pleasures, his orchestrations, his plotting, his aspirations.

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  • ‘Why, Mr. Advocate,’ answered Summertrees, ‘I thought it was your business to give advice to the lieges, and not to take it from poor stupid country gentlemen.’

    Redgauntlet

  • CIVILIBUS or CRIMINALIBUS, be the loss to the lieges what it may.

    Redgauntlet

  • Where is the royal commission, under which the lieges are to be convocated in arms?

    A Legend of Montrose

  • I indulge thee with my confidence, and let thee, in reward, poll my lieges

    Quentin Durward

  • Well you deserve that each of your lieges should die for you; but I have done more — have done that to which love alone could compel a Douglas — I have dissembled.

    The Abbot

  • Kingship from thee, after thy long life; but he shall not order himself towards the lieges after thy fashion; nay, he shall transgress thine ordinances and oppress thy subjects, and there shall befal him what befel the Mouse with the Cat60; and I seek refuge with

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then he sent for the Grand Wazir and said to him, O Shimas, thou knowest that I love thee and hearken to the counsel of thee and thou art to me as brother and father both in one; also thou knowest that I do all thou biddest me and indeed thou badest me go forth to the lieges and sit to judge between them.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then he wrote to all the lieges of his land, acquainting them with the good news and bidding them to his capital; and great were the rejoicings and festivities in all the realm.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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