Homage
Homage Hom"age, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Homaged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Homaging}.] [Cf. OF. hommager.] 1. To pay reverence to by external action. [R.] [1913 Webster]

2. To cause to pay homage. [Obs.] --Cowley. [1913 Webster]


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  • Homage — Hom age, n. [OF. homage, homenage, F. hommage, LL. hominaticum, homenaticum, from L. homo a man, LL. also, a client, servant, vassal; akin to L. humus earth, Gr.? on the ground, and E. groom in bridegroom. Cf. {Bridegroom}, {Human}.] 1. (Feud.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homage — [häm′ij, äm′ij] n. [ME < OFr hommage < ML hominaticum, vassal s service, homage < L homo, a man: see HOMO1] 1. Historical a) a public avowal of allegiance by a vassal to his lord b) an act done or thing given to show the relationship… …   English World dictionary

  • homage — I noun allegiance, attention, compliance, consideration, constancy, court, cultus, deference, devotedness, devotion, esteem, estimation, exaltation, faithfulness, fidelity, glorification, high regard, honor, humility, loyalty, obedience,… …   Law dictionary

  • homage — (n.) late 13c., from O.Fr. homage (12c., Mod.Fr. hommage) allegiance or respect for one s feudal lord, from homme man, from L. homo (gen. hominis) man (see HOMUNCULUS (Cf. homunculus)). Figurative sense of reverence, honor shown is from late 14c …   Etymology dictionary

  • Homage — Porté dans le Vaucluse, le nom s écrit aussi Hommage. Il semble que ce soit un toponyme (plusieurs hameaux et lieux dits en France s appellent l Hommage, les Hommages). On pensera à une terre détenue en hommage (lien de dépendance d un vassal à… …   Noms de famille

  • homage — reverence, deference, obeisance, *honor Analogous words: worship, adoration, veneration, reverence (see under REVERE): fealty, *fidelity, devotion, loyalty, allegiance: tribute, panegyric, eulogy, *encomium …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • homage — [n] devotion, admiration adoration, adulation, allegiance, awe, deference, duty, esteem, faithfulness, fealty, fidelity, genuflection, honor, kneeling, loyalty, obeisance, praise, respect, reverence, service, tribute, worship; concepts 32,69 Ant …   New thesaurus

  • homage — ► NOUN ▪ honour or respect shown publicly. ORIGIN Old French, from Latin homo man ; in medieval times the word denoted the ceremony by which a vassal declared himself to be his feudal lord s ‘man’ …   English terms dictionary

  • Homage — For medieval usage see homage (medieval) and commendation ceremony, or Homage (disambiguation) Homage (from the French: Hommage ) is generally used in modern English to mean any public show of respect to someone to whom one feels indebted. In… …   Wikipedia

  • homage — /(h)amaj/ In feudal law, a service (or the ceremony of rendering it) which a tenant was bound to perform to his lord on receiving investiture of a fee, or succeeding to it as heir, in acknowledgment of the tenure. It is described as the most… …   Black's law dictionary

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