Origin of pochette
1910–15; < French, diminutive of poche pocket
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Examples from the Web for pochette
A kit, or pochette, in the shape of the violin; Italian, about 1600.
However, the pochette also was sometimes made in the shape of a fish.
Two handkerchiefs of different colors are placed in the pochette on the left side.Magic
"We ought to make Pochette's Crossing by daylight, or a little after—with luck," he said.
Pochette himself looked worried when we trooped in to breakfast.
- an envelope-shaped handbag used by women and men
C20: from French: little pocket
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