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soc·age

 (sŏk′ĭj, sō′kĭj)
n.
Feudal tenure of land by a tenant in return for agricultural or other nonmilitary services or for payment of rent in money.

[Middle English sokage, from soke, soke; see soke.]

soc′ag·er n.

socage

(ˈsɒkɪdʒ)
n
1. (Law) English legal history the tenure of land by certain services, esp of an agricultural nature
2. (Law) English law the freehold tenure of land
[C14: from Anglo-French, from soc soke]
ˈsocager n

soc•age

(ˈsɒk ɪdʒ)

n.
(in medieval England) the system permitting a tenant to hold land in exchange for specified services or the payment of rent, and not requiring military service on behalf of the lord.
[1275–1325; Middle English sokage < Anglo-French socage=soc soke + -age -age]

socage

burgage.
See also: Land
burgage
See also: Property and Ownership
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.socage - land tenure by agricultural service or payment of rent; not burdened with military service
service - (law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him
Translations
torpparius