patch pocket

noun

Definition of patch pocket 

: a flat pocket applied to the outside of a garment

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Where Markle’s version, done in denim, featured cap sleeves and a midi length, Queen Letitia’s took cues from traditional shirting with double patch pockets, full sleeves, and a button placket down the front. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Queen Letizia of Spain Wraps Up in the Silhouette of the Summer," 26 July 2018 The patch pocket has a pen slot and the fabric’s 100 percent organic cotton. Ben Fox, Outside Online, "Our Favorite Short-Sleeve Button-Downs Are on Sale Now," 6 July 2018 Fabric aside, Prada wasn't the only brand to use colorful patch pockets on clothes this season. Megan Gustashaw, GQ, "John Legend Discovered Fall's Most Wearable Runway Trend," 4 Oct. 2017 Instead, opt for subtler, functional details like patch pockets, shawl collars, or real horn buttons. Andrew D. Luecke, Esquire, "How to Wear a Blanket Coat Without Looking Dumb (and Dumber)," 12 Nov. 2014

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First Known Use of patch pocket

1895, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of patch pocket was in 1895

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