free socage

noun

Definition of free socage

: a free tenure of land held by services of an honorable but not spiritual, military, or serviential nature

called also free and common socage

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History and Etymology for free socage

Middle English fre socage (translation of Medieval Latin socagium liberum), from fre free + socage

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“Free socage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/free%20socage. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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