Once the tobacco is on the compound, the pouches wholesale for 50 books of stamps, or $300 each.
“The kitchen warehouse clerk was paid $1,000 for every 100 pouches to receive and store the tobacco,” the prisoner says.
Even when caught with 100 pouches of tobacco the infractions are minor.
She minutely inspected the men's pouches to ascertain that they had plenty of ammunition.
Here the man who was to relieve him refused to take the pouches.
In the pouches of the caribou coat was only pemmican; but my hand crushed against a softness in the inner waistcoat.
Stepping back, her hands now reached for one of the pouches at her belt.
In order to keep up the fire, the men groped about among the dead Russians, and exhausted the cartridges in the enemy's pouches.
Their pouches shall be full of powder, their muskets new and bright.
The Moscow beggars carry no pouches, and do not ask for alms.
early 14c., "bag for carrying things," especially (late 14c.) "small bag in which money is carried," from Anglo-French puche, Old North French pouche (13c.), Old French poche "purse, poke," all from a Germanic source (cf. Old English pocca "bag;" see poke (n.1)). Extended to cavities in animal bodies from c.1400.
A pocketlike space in the body.