Pocket

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.
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He would pocket the expense of the license.
Sterne.
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2. To take clandestinely or fraudulently.
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He pocketed pay in the names of men who had long been dead.
Macaulay.
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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." Shak.
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