lealty

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Anglo-Norman lealté, one of the variants of Old French loiauté.

Noun[edit]

lealty (plural lealties)

  1. (archaic, Scotland) loyalty, fealty
    • 1885, — Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Vol. 5
      ...and kissed King Hasan's hands and did homage to him, and swore lealty to him.
    • 1886, — Francis de Sales, The mission of the Church, part 12, transl. by Rev. Henry Benedict Mackey
      ...to lead away Christian lealty into rebellion and revolt

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Anglo-Norman lealté, one of the variants of Old French loiauté.

Noun[edit]

lealty (plural lealties)

  1. loyalty