(Sock"et*ed) a. Having a socket. Dawkins.
(Sock"less), a. Destitute of socks or shoes. B. & Fl.
(Sock"y) a. Wet; soaky. [Prov. Eng.]
(So"cle) n. [F., fr. L. socculus, dim. of soccus. See Sock a covering for the foot. Cf. Zocco.]
(Arch.) (a) A plain block or plinth forming a low pedestal; any base; especially, the base of a statue,
column, or the like. See Plinth. (b) A plain face or plinth at the lower part of a wall. Oxf. Gloss.
(Soc"man) n.; pl. Socmen [See Socage.] (O. Eng. Law) One who holds lands or tenements
by socage; a socager. Cowell.
(Soc"man*ry) n. (O.E. Law) Tenure by socage.
(Soc"ome) n. [AS. socen, socn, searching, or the right of searching, the lord's court. See
Soc.] (O.Eng. Law) A custom of tenants to grind corn at the lord's mill. Cowell.
(Soc"o*trine) a. Of or pertaining to Socotra, an island in the Indian Ocean, on the east coast
of Africa. n. A native or inhabitant of Socotra.
(So*crat"ic So*crat"ic*al) a. [L. Socraticus, Gr. .] Of or pertaining to Socrates, the Grecian
sage and teacher. (b. c. 469-399), or to his manner of teaching and philosophizing.
The Socratic method of reasoning and instruction was by a series of questions leading the one to whom
they were addressed to perceive and admit what was true or false in doctrine, or right or wrong in conduct.
(So*crat"ic*al*ly), adv. In the Socratic method.
(Soc"ra*tism) n. The philosophy or the method of Socrates.
(Soc"ra*tist) n. A disciple or follower of Socrates.
(Sod) n. (Zoöl.) The rock dove. [Prov. Eng.]
(Sod), obs. imp. of Seethe.