Soke

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Soke One of the small territorial divisions into which Lincolnshire, England, is divided.
    • Soke (Eng. Law) See Soc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n soke The power or privilege of holding a court in a district, as in a manor; jurisdiction of causes; also, the limits of such jurisdiction.
    • n soke The liberty or privilege of tenants excused from customary burdens.
    • n soke Same as soken
    • n soke Same as soken, 2.
    • soke An old spelling of soak, suck.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Soke sōk the same as Soc (q.v.)
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Usage

In literature:

The first day it tastes like the juice of an old soked bute.
"Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 16, July 16, 1870" by Various
To seek with his lips what his heart long had soke; So he managed to let the truth leak, and it loke.
"Punchinello, Vol. 2, No. 27, October 1, 1870" by Various
I. given to the Deanery of York, w^th the soke thereof and all the chappells and tithes belonging.
"The Evolution Of An English Town" by Gordon Home
Before the bridge stood the East Gate, and crossing we are in that part of the city known as the "Soke".
"Winchester" by Sidney Heath
For this purpose they use an agave called soke.
"Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Carl Lumholtz
The old English Cnichtenagild surrendered their soke of Aldgate as a site for the new priory of the Holy Trinity.
"History of the English People, Volume I (of 8)" by John Richard Green
This parish, like High Toynton and West Ashby, is in the soke of Horncastle.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
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In science:

Scheffer, Hausdorff measure and the Navier-Sokes equations, Comm.
Global existence of solutions of the Liquid Crystal flow for the Oseen-Frank model
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