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 for Soke
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
            burdens.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     2. An exclusive privilege formerly claimed by millers of
        grinding all the corn used within the manor or township
        which the mill stands. [Eng.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Soc and sac (O. Eng. Law), the full right of administering
        justice in a manor or lordship.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Soke \Soke\, n.
     1. (Eng. Law) See Soc.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. One of the small territorial divisions into which
        Lincolnshire, England, is divided.
        [1913 Webster]

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