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Definition of pocket:

  1. A bag or pouch; especially; a small bag inserted in a garment for carrying small articles, particularly money; hence, figuratively, money; wealth.
  2. A bight on a lee shore.
  3. A bin for storing coal, grain, etc.
  4. A cavity in a rock containing a nugget of gold, or other mineral; a small body of ore contained in such a cavity.
  5. A hole containing water.
  6. A hole or space covered by a movable piece of board, as in a floor, boxing, partitions, or the like.
  7. A large bag or sack used in packing various articles, as ginger, hops, cowries, etc.
  8. A socket for receiving the foot of a post, stake, etc.
  9. A strip of canvas, sewn upon a sail so that a batten or a light spar can placed in the interspace.
  10. Any hollow place suggestive of a pocket in form or use;
  11. One of several bags attached to a billiard table, into which the balls are driven.
  12. Same as Pouch.
  13. To put, or conceal, in the pocket; as, to pocket the change.
  14. To take clandestinely or fraudulently.


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