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  • n. a pocket on the side of a billiard table


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  • Robert watched the wiry Slick McCall move around the table, stopping to drill a solid ball into the side pocket with a bar cue.

    Practical Demonkeeping

  • She looked up from rummaging in the bulging side pocket of the soft-sided case that held her laptop to see him studying a photo of herself aged ten, flanked by a blond couple exchanging laughing looks over her nut-brown head.

    Mistress For A Weekend

  • McMurdo drew a cocked pistol from the side pocket of his peajacket.


  • "Yes," she said, turning sharply away and fishing a couple of balls out of a side pocket of the table,

    Snow Angels

  • A slapjack protruded from the side pocket of his slacks.

    Jolie Blon’s Bounce

  • He gave me a spanked-spaniel look which I didn't find endearing, and when I said no more he turned disgustedly away and walked off, stuffing the papers roughly into the side pocket of his jacket.


  • Vexed, he took a moment for himself and stopped at a small side pocket just off the spiral corridor.

    Tides Of Light

  • I remember seeing myself in the bathroom mirror, still wearing the white silk graduation dress my mother had made—a clingy, grown-up wrapped thing made from a genuine $5 Vogue pattern designed by Diane von Furstenburg—pushing my tube of Winter-Fresh Close-Up toothpaste into a side pocket of the backpack, my mother and Babci behind me, their faces solemn.

    Hoopi Shoopi Donna


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