[ sohk-muhn ]
/ ˈsoʊk mən /
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noun, plural soke·men.
a tenant holding land in socage.
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Example sentences from the Web for sokeman
And yet to all seeming the sokeman is essentially a villager.
The writ draws a marked line between the villein and the sokeman.
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
/ (ˈsəʊkmən) /
noun plural -men
(in the Danelaw) a freeman enjoying extensive rights, esp over his land
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