soc|cage


soc|cage
soc|age or soc|cage «SOK ihj», noun.
a former way of holding land by which the tenant paid a definite rent or did a definite amount of work, but gave no military service to his lord.
[< Anglo-French socage < soc < Medieval Latin soca < Old English sōcn jurisdiction, inquiry, (originally) a seeking, hostile visitation]

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