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used in The Aeneid

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someone subservient to and dependent upon another — especially part of the hierarchy in feudal times
  • "Now, royal father, to the present state Of our affairs, and of this high debate: If in your arms thus early you diffide, And think your fortune is already tried; If one defeat has brought us down so low, As never more in fields to meet the foe; Then I conclude for peace: 't is time to treat, And lie like vassals at the victor's feet.
    Book 11 (48% in)

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