watch pocket

noun

Definition of watch pocket

: a small pocket just below the front waistband of men's trousers

First Known Use of watch pocket

1831, in the meaning defined above

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“Watch pocket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/watch%20pocket. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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