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Definitions of pocket

  1.   a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly
  2.   take unlawfully
  3.   a small pouch in a garment for carrying small articles
  4.   anatomy saclike structure in any of various animals as a marsupial or gopher or pelican
  5.   a supply of money they dipped into the taxpayers' pockets
  6.   a hollow concave shape made by removing something
  7.   put in one's pocket He pocketed the change
  8.   a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  9.   an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck
  10.   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
  11.   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
  12.   an enclosed space the trapped miners found a pocket of air
  13.   Any hollow place suggestive of a pocket in form or use
  14.   A bin for storing coal grain etc
  15.   A socket for receiving the foot of a post stake etc
  16.   A bight on a lee shore
  17.   A bag or pouch especially a small bag inserted in a garment for carrying small articles particularly money hence figuratively money wealth
  18.   One of several bags attached to a billiard table into which the balls are driven
  19.   A large bag or sack used in packing various articles as ginger hops cowries etc
  20.   A hole or space covered by a movable piece of board as in a floor boxing partitions or the like
  21.   A cavity in a rock containing a nugget of gold or other mineral a small body of ore contained in such a cavity
  22.   A hole containing water
  23.   A strip of canvas sewn upon a sail so that a batten or a light spar can placed in the interspace
  24.   Same as Pouch
  25.   To put or conceal in the pocket as to pocket the change
  26.   To take clandestinely or fraudulently
  27.   A small bag inserted in a garment for carrying small articles a small netted bag in a billiard table for catching the balls a hole or opening in a mine as a gold pocket
  28.   To put in a pocket to take unlawfully as money to receive an insult without showing any feeling
  29.   1 A cul de sac or pouch like cavity 2 An abnormal space between the gum and the root of a tooth 3 A collection of pus in a nearly closed sac 4 To enclose the stump of the pedicle of an ovarian or other abdominal tumor between the lips of the external wound
  30.   A little pouch or bag esp one attached to a dress
  31.   To put in the pocket to take stealthily pr p pocketing pa t and pa p pocketed
  32.   A small bag esp one attached to a dress
  33.   To put in the pocket take quietly
  34.   To put into a pocket appropriate accept as an insult without resentment
  35.   A pouch attached to a garment a cavity opening or receptacle
  36.   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
  37.   To conceal in the pocket to take clandestinely To pocket an insult c to receive it without resenting it
  38.   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
  39.   To put or conceal in a pocket

Quotes of pocket

  1. I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch My grandfather on his deathbed sold me this watch – Woody Allen
  2. Over the tops of it beginning to dusk under a young white moon trailed a wavering ghost of smoke and at the end of it I came upon the Pocket Hunter making a dry camp in the friendly scrub – Mary Austin
  3. It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country 16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket A lot has happened since then – Antonio Banderas
  4. The key to competing and surviving against Wal -Mart is to focus your business into a niche or pocket where you can leverage your strengths in the local marketplace – Michael Bergdahl
  5. I was just a big guy running down with a big deep pocket and little short stick putting it against my chest – Jim Brown
  6. Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my pocket But I found it would be too long and the age of the great epics is past – Gilbert K. Chesterton
  7. I got a kick out of having a big bankroll in my pocket Even if I only made a couple hundred dollars I'd always keep it in fives and tens so it'd look big – Mickey Cohen
  8. That's the premise of the Saudi Arabians He's holding the president's hand with one In the other hand he's got his hand in the pocket of American consumers – Ed Markey
  9. When you enter a room you have to kiss his ring I don't mind but he has it in his back pocket – Don Rickles
  10. All right I will read what's in my pocket – Norton Simon
  11. Pressure is playing for ten dollars when you don't have a dime in your pocket – Lee Trevino
  12. Bad seed is a robbery of the worst kind for your pocket -book not only suffers by it but your preparations are lost and a season passes away unimproved – George Washington
  13. I keep a lucky red rag in my pocket when I bat which has been a good luck charm for a few years – Steve Waugh
  14. The appeal to the white man's pocket has ever been more effectual than all the appeals ever made to his conscience – Ida B. Wells

Usage examples for pocket

  1. “ Looks like T O Dave put his hand in his pocket – Dave Dashaway and his Hydroplane by Roy Rockwood
  2. I've got some here in my pocket – Jan and Her Job by L. Allen Harker
  3. “ What's the good of a key if a man can never keep it in his pocket – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  4. Then he put it into his pocket and went out to James – Rollo's Museum by Jacob Abbott
  5. “ I put it into my pocket – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  6. He took Colonel Butler's letter from his pocket and handed it to her – The Flag by Homer Greene
  7. Suppose you put some of it in your pocket – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  8. They won't come out of your pocket in the long run I can tell you – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  9. 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
  10. Here it is in my pocket – Plays by Chekhov, Second Series On the High Road, The Proposal, The Wedding, The Bear, A Tragedian In Spite of Himself, The Anniversary, The Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov
  11. He took it from his pocket as he spoke – Fantômas by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  12. “ I thrust it into my pocket – The Master Mummer by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. Yet you cannot tell whose pocket book this is ” – Whosoever Shall Offend by F. Marion Crawford
  14. At this point William thrust his order book into his pocket and quickened his pace – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  15. Then what do you keep it in your pocket for ” – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  16. Perhaps she put it in her pocket and forgot to give it me back – The Chink in the Armour by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  17. Let us understand one another he said drawing something from his pocket – The Golden Web by Anthony Partridge
  18. “ No no it's safe in my pocket – The School by the Sea by Angela Brazil
  19. “ I had my flash light in my pocket so I wasn't afraid of being lost – Under Boy Scout Colors by Joseph Bushnell Ames
  20. Dear Miss Havisham said Miss Sarah Pocket – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

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