Meaning of POCKET in English


I. noun see: pouch Date: 15th century 1. a small bag carried by a person ; purse , a small bag that is sewed or inserted in a garment so that it is open at the top or side , supply of money ; means, receptacle , container : as, an opening at the corner or side of a billiard table, a superficial pouch in some animals, a small often isolated area or group , a cavity containing a deposit (as of gold, water, or gas), air ~ , a place for a batten made by sewing a strip on a sail, 6. blind alley , the position of a contestant in a race hemmed in by others, an area formed by blockers from which a football quarterback attempts to pass, the concave area at the base of the finger sections of a baseball glove or mitt in which the ball is normally caught, ~ful noun II. transitive verb Date: 1589 1. to put or enclose in or as if in one's ~ , to appropriate to one's own use ; steal , to refuse assent to (a bill) by a ~ veto, to put up with ; accept , to set aside ; suppress , 4. to hem in, to drive (a ball) into a ~ of a pool table, to cover or supply with ~s, ~able adjective III. adjective Date: 1612 1. small enough to be carried in the ~, small , miniature , 2. of or relating to money, carried in or paid from one's own ~

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