lieger, leiger (n.) Old form(s): Leidgers
resident ambassador, representative, envoy
Cym I.vi.80[Queen alone, of Pisanio and Innogen] I have given him that, / Which if he take, shall quite unpeople her / Of liegers for her sweet [i.e. remove all those who represent her husband]
MM III.i.62[Isabella to Claudio, of his going to heaven] Where you shall be an everlasting leiger
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