A vassal owing allegiance to a great lord and having other vassals under him.
More example sentences
- When at war, his banner was attended by knights, squires, and grooms, vavasours and varlets.
- In 1133 he was sent by the King to Bayeux, after the death of Bishop Richard, to enquire as to the fees and services due to the see by its barons, knights and vavasours.
Definition of vavasour in:
- The US English dictionary