socage

play
noun so·cage \ˈsä-kij, ˈsō-\
variants: or less commonly

soccage

play \ˈsä-kij\

Definition of socage

  1. :  a tenure of land by agricultural service fixed in amount and kind or by payment of money rent only and not burdened with any military service

socager

play \ˈsä-ki-jər, ˈsō-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of socage

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from soc soke


First Known Use: 14th century


Learn More about socage


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up socage? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to cast off or become cast off

Get Word of the Day daily email!