Suzerain : Definition


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Definitions of Suzerain

Pronunciation : Su"ze*rain
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F., formed fr. sus above, L. susum, sursum (fr. sub under + versum, p.p. of vertere to turn), after the analogy of souverain, E. sovereign. See Sub-, and Verse.]
Definition : Defn: A superior lord, to whom fealty is due; a feudal lord; a lord paramount.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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