Soken Sok"en, n. [Cf. {Socome}.] 1. A toll. See {Soc}, n., 2. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Great sooken had this miller, out of doubt. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. A district held by socage. [1913 Webster]

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