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for Soc and sac
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Soc \Soc\ (s[o^]k), n. [AS. s[=o]c the power of holding court,
sway, domain, properly, the right of investigating or
seeking; akin to E. sake, seek. Sake, Seek, and cf.
Sac, and Soke.] [Written also sock, and soke.]
1. (O. Eng. Law)
(a) The lord's power or privilege of holding a court in a
district, as in manor or lordship; jurisdiction of
causes, and the limits of that jurisdiction.
(b) Liberty or privilege of tenants excused from customary
2. An exclusive privilege formerly claimed by millers of
grinding all the corn used within the manor or township
which the mill stands. [Eng.]
Soc and sac (O. Eng. Law), the full right of administering
justice in a manor or lordship.
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