Pock"et(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pocketed; p. pr. & vb. n. Pocketing.] 1. To put, or conceal, in the pocket; as, to pocket the change.
He would pocket the expense of the license.Sterne.
2. To take clandestinely or fraudulently.
He pocketed pay in the names of men who had long been dead.Macaulay.
To pocket a ball
(Billiards), to drive a ball into a pocket of the table. --
To pocket an insult,
affront, etc., to receive an affront without open resentment, or without seeking redress. "I must pocket up these wrongs."
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