liege liege  /ˈlidʒ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord
  2. (n) a feudal lord entitled to allegiance and service
  3. (n) city in eastern Belgium; largest French-speaking city in Belgium
  4. (adj) owing or owed feudal allegiance and service

Usage(s):

  1. He seems the perfect Duke of Kent, who was King Lear's bluff, loyal, sane liege man and exec.
  2. The liege lord of all the King ranches and all the King ranchers was winding up the great fall roundup on his many pastures.

News

  1. Suite Foods Waffle Shop Moves Into 331 Cortland

    American Idol is hemorrhaging celeb judges, but 331 Cortland never fails to land a hot new tenant. Now that Bernal Cutlery's vacated for sharper pastures, the business incubator space in Bernal Heights has a new occupant: Suite Foods Waffle Shop, whose Liege-style (read: Belgian) w...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SF Weekly

  2. Vet helped keep enemy at bay

    WARREN - The nighttime winter skies over Liege, Belgium, had a bright red hue and reverberated with multiple explosions as forces from the 82nd and the 101st Airborne Divisions battled Nazi forces during the Battle of the Bulge.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Tribune Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "He has been playing some games in pain, not being 100% fit and we decided that this was the best moment for the operation," Benitez added. "He had a problem for the first game with Liege, and also when he went away to play for England in...
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: Rafael Benitez Source: Kidderminster Shuttle

  2. "These hills around here and the Ardennes are legendary, it's part of cycling," Armstrong said. "Liege-Bastogne-Liege (one-day classic race) has been around for a hundred years and they do that on the snow. That's bad luck. For whatever...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Lance Armstrong Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I'm delighted but really I am just glad to be a part of the squad again," Cahill said. "I didn't expect to play. All I did was keep myself fit and work really hard in training. Standard Liege are a very good team but we are doing our...
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: Tim Cahill Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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