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 (sŏk′ĭj, sō′kĭj)
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.
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(ˈsɒk ə dʒər)

a tenant holding land by socage.
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socager, socman

a tenant by socage.
See also: Property and Ownership
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Article 1 of this law stipulates that "socagers are and remain the rightful owners of the lands under their possession, to the extent established through the existing law".