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pocket piece

(in a window frame) a removable part of a pulley stile permitting access to sash weights.
Origin of pocket piece
1700-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • It was a Mexican dollar, dated the year of his birth, and he had for years carried it as a pocket-piece.

  • It had been only a bauble, a pocket-piece acquired he knew not when or how; now he knew it for the badge of his calling.

    Satan Sanderson Hallie Erminie Rives
  • She says that she has a "pocket-piece" for each one of her most intimate friends in New York.

    The Lightning Conductor C. N. Williamson
  • His hand wandered to his pocket, where lay the one wax wafer he had kept as a pocket-piece.

    Satan Sanderson Hallie Erminie Rives

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