Sovereign; independent; having authority or right to allegiance; as, a liege lord.
- A lord or sovereign to whom allegiance and service are due according to feudal law.
- A vassal or subject owing allegiance and services to a lord or sovereign under feudal law.
- A loyal subject to a monarch.
- Entitled to the loyalty and services of vassals or subjects: a liege lord.
- Bound to give such allegiance and services to a lord or monarch.
- Loyal; faithful.