1. A small bag inserted in a garment for carrying small articles.
2. A small bag or net to receive the balls in billiards.
3. A certain quantity; as a pocket of hops, as in other cases we use sack. [Not used in America.]
POCK'ET, verb transitive To put or conceal in the pocket; as, to pocket a penknife.
1. To take clandestinely.
To pocket an insult or affront, to receive it without resenting it, or at least without seeking redress. [In popular use.]