Definition for POCK'ET

POCK'ET, n. [Fr. pochette, from poche, pocket, pouch; Sax. pocca.]

  1. A small bag inserted in a garment for carrying small articles.
  2. A small bag or net to receive the balls in billiards.
  3. A certain quantity; as, a pocket of hops, as in other cases we use sack. [Not used in America.] – Johnson.

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