act of homage

act of homage
знак уважения

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  • homage — [häm′ij, äm′ij] n. [ME < OFr hommage < ML hominaticum, vassal s service, homage < L homo, a man: see HOMO1] 1. Historical a) a public avowal of allegiance by a vassal to his lord b) an act done or thing given to show the relationship… …   English World dictionary

  • Homage — The ceremony by which a vassal pledges his fealty to his liege, and acknowledges all other feudal obligations, in return for a grant of land. The public pronouncement of a vassal to his lord where he swore to become ‘his man’, an oath that… …   Medieval glossary

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  • homage — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French homage, omage, from home man, vassal, from Latin homin , homo human being; akin to Old English guma human being, Latin humus earth more at humble Date: 14th century 1. a. a feudal ceremony by… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Adoration — (Latin) is to give homage or worship to someone or something. For instance, I love Kimberly. Ancient Rome Ad , to, and ora , mouth; (i.e. carrying to one s mouth ), primarily an act of homage or worship, which, among the Romans, was performed by… …   Wikipedia