slash pocket

noun

: a pocket suspended on the wrong side of a garment from a finished slit on the right side that serves as its opening

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Delap recommends binders with slash pockets, where papers can be filed quickly. Washington Post, 9 July 2019 The clean lines followed the A-line silhouette, while leather-trim slash pockets provided edge. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, 19 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1742, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of slash pocket was in 1742

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Cite this Entry

“Slash pocket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slash%20pocket. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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