socager

socager

[sok-uh-jer]
noun
a tenant holding land by socage; sokeman.

Origin:
1640–50; socage + -er1

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

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