watch pocket


Definition of watch pocket

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

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Health officials are watching pockets of Texas closely because of the number of parents requesting exemptions under Texas’s broad vaccine exemption law. Elizabeth Byrne, Shiying Cheng, Houston Chronicle, "Texas vaccine exemption rates have reached an all-time high. Did Texas make it too easy for parents," 12 June 2019

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First Known Use of watch pocket

1831, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jun 2019

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The first known use of watch pocket was in 1831

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