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Definition of Liege
LiegeLiege Liege (l[=e]j), a. [OE. lige, lege, F. lige, LL. ligius,
legius, liege, unlimited, complete, prob. of German origin;
cf. G. ledig free from bonds and obstacles, MHG. ledec,
ledic, lidic, freed, loosed, and Charta Ottonis de Benthem,
ann. 1253, ``ligius homo quod Teutonic[`e] dicitur
ledigman,' i. e., uni soli homagio obligatus, free from all
obligations to others; influenced by L. ligare to bind. G.
ledig perh. orig. meant, free to go where one pleases, and is
perh. akin to E. lead to conduct. Cf. Lead to guide.]
1. Sovereign; independent; having authority or right to
allegiance; as, a liege lord. --Chaucer.
She looked as grand as doomsday and as grave; And
he, he reverenced his liege lady there. --Tennyson.
2. Serving an independent sovereign or master; bound by a
feudal tenure; obliged to be faithful and loyal to a
superior, as a vassal to his lord; faithful; loyal; as, a
liege man; a liege subject.
3. (Old Law) Full; perfect; complete; pure. --Burrill.
Liege homage (Feudal Custom), that homage of one sovereign
or prince to another which acknowledged an obligation of
fealty and services.
Liege poustie [L. legitima potestas] (Scots Law), perfect,
i. e., legal, power; specif., having health requisite to
do legal acts.
Liege widowhood, perfect, i. e., pure, widowhood. [Obs.]
Liege Liege (l[=e]j), n.
1. A free and independent person; specif., a lord paramount;
a sovereign. --Mrs. Browning.
The anointed sovereign of sighs and groans, Liege of
all loiterers and malcontents. --Shak.
2. The subject of a sovereign or lord; a liegeman.
A liege lord seems to have been a lord of a free
band; and his lieges, though serving under him, were
privileged men, free from all other obligations,
their name being due to their freedom, not to their
Meaning of Liege from wikipedia
(French: [ljɛʒ] (listen) locally [li.eʃ]; Walloon: Lidje
[liːtʃ]; Dutch: Luik, [lœyk] (listen); German: Lüttich) is a major Walloon
city and muni****lity...
, often called
("The Old Lady"), is a one-day cl****ic cycling
race in Belgium. First
run in 1892, it is the oldest
- Royal Standard
, commonly referred
to as Standard Liège
(pronounced [stɑ̃daʁ ljɛːʒ]; Dutch: Standard
Luik [ˈstɑndɑrt ˈlœy̯k]; German: Standard...
- Liège Airport
(IATA: LGG, ICAO: EBLG), previously called Liege
-Bierset, is an international airport located
5 nautical miles
(9.3 km; 5.8 mi) west of Liège...
is a city in Belgium. Liège
may also refer
, a feudal relationship between
lord and v****al; see Homage
(French: [ljɛʒ]; Walloon: Lîdje; Dutch: Luik, IPA: [lœyk] (listen); German: Lüttich, IPA: [ˈlʏtɪç]) is the easternmost province
- The Battle
) was the opening engagement
of the German invasion
and the first battle
of the First World
is a rallying event organised
once in 1958 and recreated
as a historic rally
in 2008 and subsequently. The 1958 event
was the only...
- The 2012 Liège
was the 98th running
of the Liège
, a single-day cycling
race. It was held on 22 April
2012 over a distance...
- The 2018 Liège
was a road cycling
one-day race that took place
on 22 April
2018 in Belgium. It was the 104th edition
of the Liège
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