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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.]
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soc•ag•er(ˈsɒk ə dʒər)
a tenant holding land by socage.
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a tenant by socage.See also: Property and Ownership
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