\Vas"sal*age\, n. [OE. vassalage, F. vasselage, LL.
1. The state of being a vassal, or feudatory.
2. Political servitude; dependence; subjection; slavery; as,
the Greeks were held in vassalage by the Turks.
3. A territory held in vassalage. ``The Countship of Foix,
with six territorial vassalages.'' --Milman.
4. Vassals, collectively; vassalry. [R.] --Shak.
5. Valorous service, such as that performed by a vassal;
valor; prowess; courage. [Obs.] --Chaucer.