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pocket edition

noun
1.
pocketbook (def 3).
2.
Informal. a small or smaller form of something; miniature version.
Origin of pocket edition
1705-1715
First recorded in 1705-15
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  • This was but a pocket edition of San Francisco, or scarcely that.

  • "And so had I," said the pocket edition of Bedstemor, clutching at Knutty's dress.

    Katharine Frensham Beatrice Harraden
  • This little artist should have some sort of pocket edition to carry around with her.

    Jane Allen: Center Edith Bancroft
  • Printed with larger type than any other small or pocket edition extant.

    Aunt Phillis's Cabin Mary H. Eastman
  • It is out of the question to try and tell you about every subject that is covered in this pocket edition of Locomotive Breakdowns.

    Aviation Engines

    Victor Wilfred Pag
  • It is a pocket edition in two volumes, to one of which is attached a lock of poor Mary's shining hair.

    A Literary Pilgrimage Among the Haunts of Famous British Authors

    Theodore F. (Theodore Frelinghuysen) Wolfe
  • In his small blue overalls and jumper, in his alert and manful attitude, Little Jim was a pocket edition of his father.

    Partners of Chance

    Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • The oil of the blackfish is obtained in precisely the same manner as that of the whale, of which it is a pocket edition.

  • "One man with a dream at pleasure," but I felt like leaving him a pocket edition of Le Prince.

    Diplomatic Days Edith O'Shaughnessy
  • pocket edition of the most eminent English authors of the preceding century, of which it is vols.

    Laurence Sterne in Germany Harvey Waterman Thayer

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