allegiance etymology

English word allegiance comes from Old French (842-ca. 1400) liege

Detailed word origin of allegiance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
liege Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
legeance Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
legaunce Anglo-Norman (xno)
aliegiaunce Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
allegiance English (eng) Loyalty to some cause, nation or ruler.

Words with the same origin as allegiance

Descendants of liege
lea leigh