Sorehon
Sorehon Sore"hon, n. [Corrupted from sojourn, Scot. soirne, sorn.] Formerly, in Ireland, a kind of servile tenure which subjected the tenant to maintain his chieftain gratuitously whenever he wished to indulge in a revel. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • sorehon — /sōrˈhon or sörˈ/ noun An ancient Irish exaction of free accommodation by a lord from a freeholder or tenant ORIGIN: See ↑sorn …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sorn — Sorn, v. i. [See {Sorehon}.] To obtrude one s self on another for bed and board. [Scot.] Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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