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soken

[soh-kuh n]
noun
  1. 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
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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