Definitions for vassalageˈvæs ə lɪdʒ
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serfdom, serfhood, vassalage(noun)
the state of a serf
The state of being a vassal.
Origin: From vassalage (French vasselage), from vassal.
the state of being a vassal, or feudatory
political servitude; dependence; subjection; slavery; as, the Greeks were held in vassalage by the Turks
a territory held in vassalage
vassals, collectively; vassalry
valorous service, such as that performed by a vassal; valor; prowess; courage
Origin: [OE. vassalage, F. vasselage, LL. vassallaticum.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aidthem to judge for themselves.
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