noun, Early English Law.
the privilege of holding court, usually connected with the feudal rights of lordship.
a district over which local jurisdiction was exercised.
noun (English legal history)
the right to hold a local court
the territory under the jurisdiction of a particular court
noun, plural sokemen. 1. a tenant holding land in socage. noun (pl) -men 1. (in the Danelaw) a freeman enjoying extensive rights, esp over his land
noun 1. a district held by socage.
noun 1. a state in NW Nigeria; formerly a sultanate and province; empire in the 19th century. 57,560 sq. mi. (149,066 sq. km). 2. a city in and the capital of this state. noun 1. a state of NW Nigeria. Capital: Sokoto. Pop: 3 696 999 (2006). Area: 25 973 sq km (10 028 sq […]
noun 1. Socotra. noun 1. an island in the Indian Ocean, S of Arabia: a part of the Republic of Yemen. 1382 sq. mi. (3579 sq. km). noun 1. a variant spelling of Socotra noun 1. an island in the Indian Ocean, about 240 km (150 miles) off Cape Guardafui, Somalia: administratively part of Yemen. […]