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vassal

vas·sal

vassal

 
pronunciation:
vae sl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in the Middle Ages, one who was granted the use of land in return for allegiance and service to a feudal lord.
definition 2: one who is subordinate or dependent, such as a servant or subject.
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appendage
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