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Definitions of pocket

  1. To put, or conceal, in the pocket; as, to pocket the change. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To take clandestinely or fraudulently. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To put in a pocket; to take unlawfully, as money; to receive (an insult), without showing any feeling. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To put in the pocket: to take stealthily:-pr.p. pocketing; pa.t. and pa.p. pocketed. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To put in the pocket; take quietly. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To put into a pocket; appropriate; accept, as an insult without resentment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. put in one's pocket; "He pocketed the change" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. To conceal in the pocket; to take clandestinely. To pocket an insult, &c., to receive it without resenting it. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. To put or conceal in a pocket. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. a small pouch in a garment for carrying small articles Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. a supply of money; "they dipped into the taxpayers' pockets" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. a hollow concave shape made by removing something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. Any hollow place suggestive of a pocket in form or use; Webster Dictionary DB
  15. A bin for storing coal, grain, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. A bight on a lee shore. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A bag or pouch; especially; a small bag inserted in a garment for carrying small articles, particularly money; hence, figuratively, money; wealth. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. One of several bags attached to a billiard table, into which the balls are driven. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A large bag or sack used in packing various articles, as ginger, hops, cowries, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. A hole or space covered by a movable piece of board, as in a floor, boxing, partitions, or the like. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. A cavity in a rock containing a nugget of gold, or other mineral; a small body of ore contained in such a cavity. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. A hole containing water. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. A strip of canvas, sewn upon a sail so that a batten or a light spar can placed in the interspace. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Same as Pouch. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. A little pouch or bag, esp. one attached to a dress. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. A small bag. esp. one attached to a dress. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. A pouch attached to a garment; a cavity, opening, or receptacle. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. A small bag inserted in a garment for carrying small articles; a small bag or net to receive the balls at billiards; a certain quantity, as of hops. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29. A small pouch or bag attached to or inserted in a garment; in billiards, one of the nets that receive the balls; a certain quantity contained in a bag, as of hops. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  30. a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles Wordnet Dictionary DB
  31. an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck Wordnet Dictionary DB
  32. a small isolated group of people; "they were concentrated in pockets inside the city"; "the battle was won except for cleaning up pockets of resistance" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  33. (bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins next bnehind it on the right or left; "the ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  34. an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air" Wordnet Dictionary DB

Usage examples for pocket

  1. " Yes, I said I'd pay out of my own pocket sooner; and I'm not the sort to go from my word. – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  2. I had my flash- light in my pocket so I wasn't afraid of being lost. – Under Boy Scout Colors by Joseph Bushnell Ames
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