Fealty



[fee-uh l-tee] /ˈfi əl ti/

noun, plural fealties.
1.
History/Historical.

2.
fidelity; faithfulness.
/ˈfiːəltɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
(in feudal society) the loyalty sworn to one’s lord on becoming his vassal See homage (sense 2)
n.

c.1300, from Old French feauté “loyalty, fidelity; homage sworn by a vassal to his overlord; faithfulness,” from Latin fidelitatem (nominative fidelitas) “fidelity,” from fidelis “loyal, faithful” (see fidelity).

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