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patch pocket

a pocket formed by sewing a piece of shaped material to the outside of a garment.
Origin of patch pocket
First recorded in 1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The pockets can be made of the same material as the tent and sewed on as a patch pocket.

  • On the new coat the patch pocket was retained only in appearance, the pocket actually being on the inside.

British Dictionary definitions for patch pocket

patch pocket

a pocket on the outside of a garment
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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