Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The connection between sovereign and subject by which they were mutually bound, the former to protection and the securing of justice, the latter to faithful service; allegiance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The connection between sovereign and subject by which they were mutually bound, the former to protection and the securing of justice, the latter to faithful service; allegiance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Variants of legiance, for allegiance.

Etymologies

Old French ligeance, ligance. See liege. (Wiktionary)

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