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patch pocket

a pocket formed by sewing a piece of shaped material to the outside of a garment.
Origin of patch pocket
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • And was the plaid gingham with the patch-pocket now hanging in the wardrobe?

  • She began to walk up and down, one hand in the patch-pocket—to make sure it was really there.

  • Faint with fear, Gwendolyn thrust a trembling hand into the patch-pocket and took hold of the lip-case.

British Dictionary definitions for patch-pocket

patch pocket

a pocket on the outside of a garment
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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