vassal

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Noun[change]

Singular
vassal

Plural
vassals

  1. A vassal is a subject of a superior lord and pledges his loyalty to his lord.
  2. A subject; a dependant; a servant; a slave.

Verb[change]

Plain form
vassal

Third-person singular
vassals

Past tense
vassalled

Past participle
vassalled

Present participle
vassalling

  1. (transitive) To treat someone as a vassal or to reduce him to the position of a vassal; to control; to enslave.
  2. (transitive) To subordinate yourself to someone or something.