Definition of Pocketing

1. Verb. (present participle of pocket) ¹



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Definition of Pocketing

1. pocket [v] - See also: pocket

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pocketing

pocket vetos
pocket watch
pocket watches
pocketable
pocketbook
pocketbooks
pocketcomb
pocketed
pocketed bat
pocketed calculus
pocketed freetail bat
pocketer
pocketers
pocketful
pocketfuls
pocketing (current term)
pocketknife
pocketknives
pocketless
pocketlike
pocketphone
pocketphones
pockets
pocketsful
pockier
pockiest
pockily
pockiness

Literary usage of Pocketing

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1. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"A four-stroke is made by playing at the white, making a cannon, and pocketing your own or adversary's ball ; or by pocketing his and your own without the ..."

2. Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and (1880)
"A four-stroke is made by playing at the white, making a cannon, and pocketing your own or adversary's ball; or by pocketing his and your own without the ..."

3. Simplified Library School Rules: Card Catalog, Accession, Book Numbers by Melvil Dewey (1898)
"23 Stamping, plating, pocketing and labeling See also Catalog of 'ALA' ... 23C pocketing. If book pockets are used, paste them in center of inside of back ..."

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