Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Sociology or social science
  • n. 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.
  • n. Liberty or privilege of tenants excused from customary burdens.
  • n. An exclusive privilege formerly claimed by millers of grinding all the corn used within the manor or township in which the mill stands.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.
  • n. 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.
  • n. Liberty or privilege of tenants excused from customary burdens.
  • n. An exclusive privilege formerly claimed by millers of grinding all the corn used within the manor or township which the mill stands.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See soke.
  • n. An abbreviation of Society.

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Examples

  • Closet heterosexual, Ken Mehlman, believes in soc ...

    06/27/2005

  • Ridicule and bullyism have kept her constrained for far too long, with the effect that civ.soc. is now a nervous wreck, timid, with no self-esteem.

    Church and State, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Discussion in soc. history.what-if (alternate history), on what would have happened if Nazi Germany had been where Canada actually is -- one of the whackier ideas I've seen there:

    April 1st, 2007

  • I "republished" this in soc. politics, which has been dormant lately.

    April 1st, 2007

  • We've all had that friendship that was cut short for whatever reason - because your family moved, because you switched jobs, because you were a "greaser" and they were a "soc" - and we're left to wonder: what might have been?

    AfterElton.com - Because visibility matters

  • It is worthy of note that Domesday Book records also the 'soc' jurisdiction and freedom from taxation which are mentioned in the 'Athelstan' charters.

    Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ripon A Short History of the Church and a Description of Its Fabric

  • After the war she returned to writing wedding announcements and cheesecake recipes for the "soc" section.

    The Billings Outpost Frontpage

  • At that point, they'll talk themselves blue in the face about 'soc'ilsm,' 'czars,'

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • "soc" Groups primarily addressing social issues and socializing.

    A List of Active Usenet Newsgroups from Gene Spafford

  • Windows runtime no longer requires MS C runtime library when run on computers without it. file browser: now lists vst plug-ins that are present in the searchpath setting box's visible attribute to true via sending "hidden 1" to box when patch is locked, followed by unlocking and locking the patch, followed by making the box visible by sending "hidden 0" to it, now works properly clearing various entries in max preferences no longer causes max to crash pending segmented patch cord is aborted when patcher is locked new localization support -- use localize_lookupstring () to get a string associated with a symbol outputlength message has greater consistency with buffer~ size message removed Debug Panel from the debug menu pattrmarker: names are no longer accidentally retained under certain circumstances biquad~: now only incurs new "smooth" performance hit when coefficients actually change jit. qt.movie: movie volume is automatically set to 0 if a 'soc' is requested, but either not (yet) found or DSP disabled zigzag~: solved freezing jit. gl.text2d and 3d: fix for bogus chars with multiline text on windows jit. qt.grab: eliminated error warnings re: DFG when opening inspector

    MacUpdate - Mac OS X

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