Sucken

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sucken (Scots Law) The jurisdiction of a mill, or that extent of ground astricted to it, the tenants of which are bound to bring their grain thither to be ground.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sucken In Scots law, the district attached to a mill, or the whole lands astricted to a mill, the tenants of which are bound to bring their grain to the mill to be ground. See thirlage.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sucken suk′n (Scots law) the district round a mill, the tenants farming which must grind their corn therein
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Socome Soc
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Soken.

Usage

In literature:

The sucken of your dwelling house, descending into your orchard, if it be cleanly conueyed, is good.
"A New Orchard And Garden" by William Lawson
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