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pocket

1. Billiards Snooker any of the six holes with pouches or nets let into the corners and sides of a billiard table
2. Australian Rules football a player in one of two side positions at the ends of the ground

Pocket

A recess in a wall to allow passage of a sliding door hanging on a track.

What does it mean when you dream about a pocket?

A pocket can be a symbol of female sexuality. In a dream, a pocket might contain our possessions or, alternatively, things that we hide or keep secret. A dream about pockets might also be alluding to the meaning of certain idioms, such as someone “lining their own pockets,” “burning a hole in one’s pocket,” “deep pockets,” or “to be in someone’s pocket.”.

pocket

[′päk·ət]
(building construction)
A recess in a wall designed to receive a folding or sliding door in the open position.
(civil engineering)
A recess made in masonry to receive the end of a beam.
(computer science)
One of the several receptacles into which punched cards are fed by a card sorter.
(geology)
A cavity that contains a deposit such as a gas or an ore.
An enclosed or sheltered place along a coast, such as a reentrant between rocky, cliffed headlands or a bight on a lee shore.
(mining engineering)
A receptacle from which coal, ore, or waste is loaded into wagons or cars.

pocket

1. A recess in masonry to receive the end of a beam.
2. The slot in the pulley stile of a double-hung window frame, through which the sash weight is passed into the sash weight channel; a sash pocket.
3. A recess at the head or jamb of a wall opening to receive a curtain.
4. A recess in the interior jamb of a window to receive a folding shutter when open.
5. A recess in a wall to receive a folding door in the open position.
6.See stage pocket.
7. A well-defined opening between the annual rings which develops during the growth of a tree.

Pockets

(dreams)
From a Freudian point of view, pockets may symbolize the female reproductive organs. However, for many people this dream may have an entirely different meaning. The pockets in your dreams could represent those things that you keep just for yourself: your memory, your secrecy, your valuable possessions, or your inner resources. If you were hiding your hands in the pockets, it suggests that you may feel a degree of helplessness or guilt in regard to some situation in daily life.
References in classic literature ?
At length they arrived at the very spot where Sophia unhappily dropt the pocket-book, and where the fellow had as happily found it.
The blood mounted to the temples of Debray, who held a million in his pocket-book, and unimaginative as he was he could not help reflecting that the same house had contained two women, one of whom, justly dishonored, had left it poor with 1,500,000 francs under her cloak, while the other, unjustly stricken, but sublime in her misfortune, was yet rich with a few deniers.
But the head of the department was called away to the telephone, and in her mind the splendid promise of the carpets and the irk of the pocket-book were thrust aside by a greater doubt and anxiety.
She sat down in the chair Frances pointed out, carefully arranging her pocket-book and grey cotton gloves on her lap.
Dodson,' said Fogg, putting up the pocket-book and drawing on his gloves, 'I am at your service.
And then he took out his pocket-book and drew forth a scrap of paper.
From this search they almost immediately returned with the well-known steel-bound, russet leather pocket-book which the old gentleman had been in the habit of carrying for years.