Sovereign; independent; having authority or right to allegiance; as, a liege lord.
A free and independent person; specif., a lord paramount; a sovereign.
The superior or sovereign lord to whom a vassal owes ultimate allegiance above all others.
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.
The subject of a sovereign or lord; a liegeman.
feudal lord, superior to the vassal and owner of the fief or knight's fee.
lord who was entitled to receive primary service (compare "allegiance")
a person holding a fief
owing or owed feudal allegiance and service; "one's liege lord"; "a liege subject"
a vassal or entity who owes allegiance to someone