from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A meal-bag; a bag carried by beggars to hold the meal received in charity.
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May the mouse ne'er leave our meal-pock wi 'the tear in its e'e.
The same moment the incubus of Grizzle's meal-pock was lifted from his bosom.
Sairy be your meal-pock, and aye your nieve i 'the neuk o't.
Blame, gien there be ony, I hae my share o '; but praise, gien there be ony, she has't a'; for, that the warst michtna come to the warst, at the last she tuik the meal-pock, "said Aggie, and burst into tears as she said it," an 'gaed oot wi' 't. "
Benjie going from door to door with a meal-pock on his back. "