noun soke·man·ry \-rē\

Definition of sokemanry



  1. 1 :  tenure of land subject to the soke of another — compare socage

  2. 2a :  the quality or state of being a sokeman b :  sokemen

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Origin and Etymology of sokemanry

Anglo-French sokemanerie, from Medieval Latin sokemannus sokeman + Anglo-French -erie -ry

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