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 Pocket (diminutive of poche, a pouch).Pocket Borough (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pocket an Insult (To).
 
To submit to an insult without apparent displeasure.   1
 


 Pocket (diminutive of poche, a pouch).Pocket Borough (A). 

 
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