- n. 诸侯；封臣
- adj. 臣属的
- n. (Vassal)人名；(英、法、德、罗)瓦萨尔；(西)巴萨尔
- vassal: see varlet
- vassal (n.)
- early 14c. (c. 1200 as a surname) "tenant who pledges fealty to a lord," from Old French vassal "subject, subordinate, servant" (12c.), from Medieval Latin vassallus "manservant, domestic, retainer," extended from vassus "servant," from Old Celtic *wasso- "young man, squire" (cognates: Welsh gwas "youth, servant," Breton goaz "servant, vassal, man," Irish foss "servant"). The adjective is recorded from 1580s.
- 1. Wales was a vassal kingdom at that time.
- 2. Opponents of the treaty argue that monetary union will turn France into a vassal of Germany.
- 3. A Burmese prince was again installed as a vassal of Ava.
- 4. You're a student you're an empty vassal and you don't.
- 5. The lord in return owed his vassal protection and an assured livelihood.
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