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Definition of Pocket


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

Pocket Quotations

We've demonstrated a strong track record of being very disciplined with the use of our cash. We don't let it burn a hole in our pocket, we don't allow it to motivate us to do stupid acquisitions. And so I think that we'd like to continue to keep our powder dry, because we do feel that there are one or more strategic opportunities in the future.
Steve Jobs

Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage them from ambitious attempts, and generally console them in their mediocrity.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Abstaining is favorable both to the head and the pocket.
W. C. Fields

I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch.
Woody Allen

He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
Charles Dickens
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Pocket Translations

pocket in Afrikaans is sak
pocket in Danish is lomme
pocket in Dutch is zak
pocket in Finnish is tasku
pocket in German is fach, Ablagefach {n}, Tasche {f}
pocket in Hungarian is zseb
pocket in Italian is tasca, casella
pocket in Norwegian is lomme
pocket in Portuguese is algibeira, bolso
pocket in Spanish is casilla, bolsillo
pocket in Swedish is ficka

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