- a district held by socage.
Origin of soken
before 1000; Middle English socne, soken, Old English sōcn an attack, visit, resort, soke. See soke
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Historical Examples of soken
Some thegns had soken or jurisdiction over their own lands and others did not.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.
S. A. Reilly