Definition of fealty noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfiːəlti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfiːəlti//
[uncountable](old use)
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a promise to be loyal to somebody, especially a king or queen Word Origin Middle English: from Old French feau(l)te, fealte, from Latin fidelitas, from fidelis ‘faithful’, from fides ‘faith’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fealty