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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The state of a serf.

Usage examples (36)
  • The whole world shall be in vassalage to me, but it shall be a vassalage of peace.
  • My preceding letters, dearest mother, have enabled you to form some idea of the Hebrew vassalage, which is one of the peculiarities of Egypt.
  • The absorption of the Danelaw by Wessex left the Celtic fringe in Scotland and Wales independent under a vague kind of vassalage to the king.
  • A certain part of his land on condition of receiving in return services and fidelity, or, as it was later called, "vassalage". for more
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