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hip pocket

a pocket at the back of a pair of trousers
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  • He had pulled a deck of cards from his hip pocket, and now was riffling them with pointed interest.

    Bred of the Desert Marcus Horton
  • He plunged one hand into his hip pocket and the other into a fresh pumpkin pie.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • Unfortunately, a large flask protruded from his hip pocket, and it was quietly decided that Mr. Armstrong should officiate.

    Legends of The Kaw Carrie de Voe
  • But he did not again attempt to reach for the weapon in his hip pocket.

    Crooked Trails and Straight William MacLeod Raine
  • While he stood vacillating, his hand went to his hip pocket and drew out the silver-cased brandy flask.

    Out of the Depths Robert Ames Bennet
  • Donald demanded, while his right hand sought his hip pocket.

    The Hunted Outlaw Anonymous
  • His right stole back toward his hip pocket—the pocket wherein Smooth was reputed to carry his razor.

    Those Times And These Irvin S. Cobb
  • Then he put his hand to his hip pocket and felt around in it.

    The Wrong Woman Charles D. Stewart
  • Suddenly his hand went swiftly to his hip pocket and he drew out a revolver.

    The Easiest Way Eugene Walter and Arthur Hornblow

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