socager


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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.

soc•ag•er

(ˈsɒk ə dʒər)

n.
a tenant holding land by socage.
[1640–50]

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".