What does vassalage mean?

Definitions for vassalageˈvæs ə lɪdʒ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vassalage.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. serfdom, serfhood, vassalage(noun)

    the state of a serf


  1. vassalage(Noun)

    The state of being a vassal.

  2. Origin: From vassalage (French vasselage), from vassal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vassalage(noun)

    the state of being a vassal, or feudatory

  2. Vassalage(noun)

    political servitude; dependence; subjection; slavery; as, the Greeks were held in vassalage by the Turks

  3. Vassalage(noun)

    a territory held in vassalage

  4. Vassalage(noun)

    vassals, collectively; vassalry

  5. Vassalage(noun)

    valorous service, such as that performed by a vassal; valor; prowess; courage

  6. Origin: [OE. vassalage, F. vasselage, LL. vassallaticum.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vassalage in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vassalage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Ellery Channing:

    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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