Homage

• (n.) A symbolical acknowledgment made by a feudal tenant to, and in the presence of, his lord, on receiving investiture of fee, or coming to it by succession, that he was his man, or vassal; profession of fealty to a sovereign. • (v. t.) To cause to pay homage. • (v. t.) To pay reverence to by external action. • (n.) Respect o...
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homage

1. A symbolical acknowledgment made by a feudal tenant to, and in the presence of, his lord, on receiving investiture of fee, or coming to it by succession, that he was his man, or vassal; profession of fealty to a sovereign. ... 2. Respect or reverential regard; deference; especially, respect paid by external action; obeisance. 'All things in heav...
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Homage

[arts] Homage (dʒ or dʒ) is a show or demonstration of respect or dedication to someone or something, sometimes by simple declaration but often by some more oblique reference, artistic or poetic. The term is often used in the arts for where one author or artist shows respect to another by allusion or imitation; this is often treated and p...
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Homage

[feudal] Homage in the Middle Ages was the ceremony in which a feudal tenant or vassal pledged reverence and submission to his feudal lord, receiving in exchange the symbolic title to his new position (investiture). It was a symbolic acknowledgement to the lord that the vassal was, literally, his man (homme). The oath known as `fealty` impl...
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Homage

[sculpture] Homage was a sculpture by Haydn Davies, commissioned by Lambton College to stand outside the school`s main entrance in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. It was constructed in 1975 and destroyed by the college in 2005. ==History== In 1974, the college commissioned Hadyn Davies to construct Homage, a wooden structure, outside the main entr...
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Homage

Hom'age noun [ Old French homage , homenage , French hommage , Late Latin hominaticum , homenaticum , from Latin homo a man, Late Latin also, a client, servant, vassal; akin to Latin humus earth, Greek ... on the ground, and English groom in br...
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Homage

Hom'age transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Homaged ; present participle & verbal noun Homaging .] [ Confer Old French hommager .] 1. To pay reverence to by external action. [ R.] 2. To cause to pay homag...
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Homage

act of submission by a new VASSAL to his LORD.
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homage

homage 1. Special honor or respect shown or expressed publicly. 2. Ceremonial acknowledgment by a vassal of allegiance to his lord. A vassal was one who held land from a feudal lord and received protection in return for homage and allegiance.
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homage

homage: see feudalism.
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homage

In Britain, feudal ceremony symbolizing the submission of a tenant to his lord. The lord would take the clasped hands of a kneeling man, and kisses might be exchanged as a sign of friendship. The...
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Homage

In feudal law, homage was a formal acknowledgment made by a feudal tenant to and in presence of his lord on receiving the investiture of a fief or coming to it by succession, that he was his vassal. The tenant, being ungirt and uncovered, kneeled and held up both his hands between those of the lord, who sat before.him, and there professed that 'he ...
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Homage

Obs. The oath taken by a vassal to signify his relationship with the lord. it is a "contract," and binds both parties to certain acts. If a lord violates the contract, the vassal can defy (de-fief) the lord with no felony.
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Homage

Within the content of the story-line of a film a reference is occasionally made to another film. Accordingly, an homage is performed to the film and or director of the referenced film in the content of the new production. Such allusions are made in the script, sets, images or clips taken directly from the honored/venerated work
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