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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.
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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