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Homage

Hom´age
n.1.(Feud. Law) A symbolical acknowledgment made by a feudal tenant to, and in the presence of, his lord, on receiving investiture of fee, or coming to it by succession, that he was his man, or vassal; profession of fealty to a sovereign.
2.Respect or reverential regard; deference; especially, respect paid by external action; obeisance.
All things in heaven and earth do her [Law] homage.
- Hooker.
I sought no homage from the race that write.
- Pope.
3.Reverence directed to the Supreme Being; reverential worship; devout affection.
v. t.1.To pay reverence to by external action.
[imp. & p. p. Homaged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Homaging.]
2.To cause to pay homage.
Noun1.homage - respectful deference; "pay court to the emperor"
Synonyms: court

HOMAGE, Eng. law. An acknowledgment made by the vassal in the presence of his lord, that he is his man, that is, his subject or vassal. The form in law French was, Jeo deveigne vostre home.
     2. Homage was liege and feudal. The former was paid to the king, the latter to the lord. Liege, was borrowed from the French, as Thaumas informs us, and seems to have meant a service that was personal and inevitable. Houard, Cout. Anglo Norman, tom. 1, p. 511; Beames; Glanville, 215, 216, 218, notes.

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