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  • n. Plural form of pocket.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pocket.


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  • So, listening to the talking heads who are damaging this country in order to line their pockets is your information?

    Poll: No change in Obama's approval on health care

  • By the way, which one of your pockets is the fullest?

    Obama, GOP trade barbs in health care fight

  • And Angelina Jolie says she's not a politician but she has seen what she calls pockets of extremism and anger.

    CNN Transcript Jun 19, 2007

  • It indicates there are what they call pockets of resistance, still a significant threat out there to U.S. soldiers -- Bill.

    CNN Transcript May 29, 2003

  • Jason Bellini was in the old port where there are still what he described as pockets of resistance.

    CNN Transcript Mar 22, 2003

  • But when I looked at father, there he was, just as I had always known him, hands in pockets, walking slowly up and down, now giving an order to the wheel -- you see, he had to direct the Dixie's course through all the shipping -- now watching the passengers swarming over our bow and along our deck, now looking ahead to see his way through the ships at anchor.


  • He had walked to the port side of the poop, where, hands in pockets, he was glancing, now for'ard at the struggling man, now aft at the tug.


  • More than the mates and the maniac, more than the drunken callousness of the men, did this quiet figure, hands in pockets, impress upon me that I was in a different world from any I had known.


  • But I kept a-chasin 'pockets and chasin' pockets, and delayin '.

    CHAPTER 13

  • A stable with always a couple of bronchos handy; handy to slap the packs and saddles on and be off and away whenever the fever for chasin 'pockets came over me.

    CHAPTER 13

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