Word Of The Day

fealty

fealty • \FEE-ul-tee\  • noun
1 a : the fidelity of a vassal or feudal tenant to his lord

b : the obligation of such fidelity

2 : intense fidelity

Examples:
"Ordinary English soccer fans dispatched the Super League with a populist putsch even before it had scheduled its first game. Those fans went into the streets, demonstrating loudly and insisting they would abandon teams to which they had professed lifelong fealty." — Kevin Cullen, The Boston Globe, 22 Apr. 2021

"Bathed in a laid-back marinade and wrapped in a cloak of smoke, the Niman Ranch Prime skirt steaks are cooked meticulously medium-rare, in the house style—a small miracle in itself, and one of the reasons for my fealty. — Alison Cook, The Houston Chronicle, 5 May 2021

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Word Of The Day from: Merriam-Webster