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Fealty vs. Lealty

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Fealtynoun

Fidelity to one's lord or master; the feudal obligation by which the tenant or vassal was bound to be faithful to his lord

Lealtynoun

loyalty, fealty

Fealtynoun

The oath by which this obligation was assumed.

Fealtynoun

Fidelity to one's lord; the feudal obligation by which the tenant or vassal was bound to be faithful to his lord; the special oath by which this obligation was assumed; fidelity to a superior power, or to a government; loyality. It is no longer the practice to exact the performance of fealty, as a feudal obligation.

Fealtynoun

Fidelity; constancy; faithfulness, as of a friend to a friend, or of a wife to her husband.

‘He should maintain fealty to God.’; ‘Makes wicked lightnings of her eyes, and sapsThe fealty of our friends.’; ‘Swore fealty to the new government.’;

Fealtynoun

the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)

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Fealtynoun

a feudal tenant's or vassal's sworn loyalty to a lord

‘they owed fealty to the Earl rather than the King’;

Fealtynoun

formal acknowledgement of loyalty to a lord

‘a property for which she did fealty’;

Fealty

An oath of fealty, from the Latin fidelitas (faithfulness), is a pledge of allegiance of one person to another.

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