liege lord


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Synonyms for liege lord

a feudal lord entitled to allegiance and service

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This had been as strongly opposed by her liege lord, who had compelled her to embark.
My lady, when our liege lord, the king, at three score years, and my Lord Chandos at three-score and ten, are blithe and ready to lay lance in rest for England's cause, it would ill be-seem me to prate of service done.
So it happened that when early the next morning the Sheriff came to where his liege lord was abiding, to pay his duty to him, the King told him what they had talked of the night before, and what merry adventure they were set upon undertaking that morning.
Hardly had the Cadbury bunny emitted her agonized death rattle when the DRIP Batphone trilled to signify a communication from my liege Lord Mandacity.
Obedience to the Church and your liege lord was mandatory, even if it went against your personal ethics.