[ soh-kuhn ]
/ ˈsoʊ kən /
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a district held by socage.
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Origin of soken
before 1000; Middle English socne, soken,Old English sōcn an attack, visit, resort, soke. See soke
Words nearby soken
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Example sentences from the Web for soken
Some thegns had soken or jurisdiction over their own lands and others did not.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.|S. A. Reilly