- a cavity at the foot of a cliff formed by the falling action of an intermittent stream.
- a plunge basin.
Origin of water pocket
First recorded in 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for water pocket
In the morning, therefore, a number secreted themselves near the edge of the water-pocket.The Romance of the Colorado River
Frederick S. Dellenbaugh