Tyrone, about 1882, and consisted of seven blocks of sandstone for casting tanged and socketed spear-heads.
The half-caste peaked and socketed his oar, and looked at the officer.
The flat axes are distinguished by the side stops and in some cases the transition from palstave to socketed axe can be seen.
Two remarkably fine specimens of this type were found in 1912 with a socketed spear-head at Tempo, County Fermanagh.
A socketed pointed iron on a staff; it is slightly barbed, and is a special tool for sticking turtle.
socketed bronze celt, bronze fibula, bronze ring, and disk-headed Bronze-Age pin.
socketed bronze hammers resembling the Irish examples are fairly common in England and on the Continent.
A socketed bronze celt and gold ring-money found together near Belfast.
The stave here is socketed and the pin turned to a smaller diameter.
socketed bronze sickles have been found fairly frequently in different parts of Ireland.
c.1300, "spearhead" (originally one shaped like a plowshare), from Anglo-French soket "spearhead, plowshare" (mid-13c.), diminutive of Old French soc "plowshare," from Vulgar Latin *soccus, perhaps from a Gaulish source, from Celtic *sukko- (cf. Welsh swch "plowshare," Middle Irish soc "plowshare"), properly "hog's snout," from PIE *su- "pig" (cf. Latin sus "swine;" see sow (n.) "female pig").
Meaning "hollow part or piece for receiving and holding something" first recorded early 15c.; anatomical sense is from c.1600; domestic electrical sense first recorded 1885. Socket wrench is attested from 1837. The verb is 1530s, from the noun. Related: Socketed; socketing.
socket sock·et (sŏk'ĭt)
The concave part of a joint that receives the articular end of a bone.
A hollow or concavity into which a part, such as an eye fits.