liege

  • 1 liégé — liégé …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 2 LIÈGE — La principauté épiscopale de Liège eut pendant huit siècles une existence distincte de celle des autres principautés existant alors sur le territoire de l’actuel État belge. Principauté élective dotée d’institutions qui lui étaient propres et… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Liège — • The first capital of this diocese was Tongres, northeast of Liège; its territory originally belonged to the Diocese of Trier, then to Cologne; but after the first half of the fourth century Tongres received autonomous organization Catholic… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 4 Liege — Liège (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 5 LIÉGE — (Flemish Luik, Ger. Luettich), capital of Liége province, E. Belgium. There is no evidence that a Jewish community existed in Liége in the Middle Ages. During the 11th century Bishop Wazon, the overlord of the city, had a religious disputation… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 6 Liege — (l[=e]j), a. [OE. lige, lege, F. lige, LL. ligius, legius, liege, unlimited, complete, prob. of German origin; cf. G. ledig free from bonds and obstacles, MHG. ledec, ledic, lidic, freed, loosed, and Charta Ottonis de Benthem, ann. 1253, ligius… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 liege — LIEGE. s. m. Espece de chesne verd, qui vient dans les lieux sablonneux, & dont la seconde escorce est fort spongieuse & legere. Il se prend ordinairement pour la seconde escorce de cet arbre. Le liege est fort leger & nage sur l eau. on met de… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 8 Liege — (l[=e]j), n. 1. A free and independent person; specif., a lord paramount; a sovereign. Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster] The anointed sovereign of sighs and groans, Liege of all loiterers and malcontents. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The subject of a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Liège — (French, Hungarian, Swedish), Lîdje / Lîdge (Walloon), Léck (Luxembourgish), Leodium (Latin), L ež Льеж (Russian), Лиеж (Bulgarian), Liege (Finnish, Romanian, Swedish, Turkish), Liége (former French, Portuguese), Liegi (Italian), Lieĝo… …

    Names of cities in different languages

  • 10 liege — (adj.) word used by a vassal to address his superior or lord in the feudal system, c.1300, from Anglo Fr. lige (late 13c.), O.Fr. lige (feudal) liege, free, giving or receiving fidelity, perhaps from L.L. laeticus cultivated by serfs, from laetus …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 liege — [lēj] adj. [OFr, prob. < Frank base akin to OHG ledig, free, but infl. by L ligare, to bind] 1. Feudal Law a) entitled to the service and allegiance of his vassals [a liege lord] b) bound to give service and allegiance to the lord [liege… …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 liege — [li:dʒ] n 1.) also liege lord a lord who was served and obeyed in the Middle Ages 2.) also liegeman someone who had to serve and obey a lord in the Middle Ages …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 liege — historical ► ADJECTIVE ▪ referring to the relationship between a feudal superior and a vassal. ► NOUN 1) (also liege lord) a feudal superior or sovereign. 2) a vassal or subject. ORIGIN Old French, from Latin laeticus …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 Liége — (spr. Liehsch), so v.w. Lüttich …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 15 Liège — (spr. ljǟsch ), franz. Name für Lüttich …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 16 Liége — (spr. lĭähsch), franz. Name für die Stadt Lüttich …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 liege — [ lidʒ, liʒ ] noun count LITERARY 1. ) a LORD in the Middle Ages 2. ) someone who had to serve and obey a LORD in the Middle Ages …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 Liège — [ljɛ:ʒ ] (französische Form von Lüttich) …

    Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • 19 Liege — [Basiswortschatz (Rating 1 1500)] Auch: • Couch • Sofa Bsp.: • Der Patient lag auf der Arztcouch …

    Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • 20 Liège — [lē ezh′, lēāzh′; ] Fr [ lyezh] 1. province of E Belgium: 1,491 sq mi (3,862 sq km); pop. 1,014,000 2. its capital, on the Meuse River: pop. 191,000 …

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