a tenant holding land in socage.
- Also socman.
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How to use sokeman in a sentence
And yet to all seeming the sokeman is essentially a villager.Domesday Book and Beyond | Frederic William Maitland
The writ draws a marked line between the villein and the sokeman.Domesday Book and Beyond | Frederic William Maitland
The socage land of a free sokeman goes by its ancient custom before the Norman Conquest.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed. | S. A. Reilly
British Dictionary definitions for sokeman
(in the Danelaw) a freeman enjoying extensive rights, esp over his land
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