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fob pocket

noun

the squared pocket inside a pants or jeans pocket, once designed for a small watch; also called watch pocket

Examples

I discovered something interesting in a fob pocket of the old trousers.

Word Origin

1837

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  • He had loose matches in the breast pocket of his shirt and a waterproof box of matches in the fob pocket of his riding-breeches.

    Ladies and Gentlemen
     
    Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb
  • He pulled a great watch from its fob pocket and looked at it with absent eye.

    Uncle William Jennette Lee
  • Her hand reached around and pressed against the fob pocket which he had sewn in the belt of his skin trousers.

    Into the Primitive Robert Ames Bennet
  • He said the words slowly, as he fumbled in his fob pocket, then cut them short as he found what he was looking for.

    The Social Gangster Arthur B. Reeve

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