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Origin of pochette

1910–15; < French, diminutive of poche pocket
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Historical Examples

  • A kit, or pochette, in the shape of the violin; Italian, about 1600.

    Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)

    Carl Engel

  • 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.


    Ellis Stanyon

  • "We ought to make Pochette's Crossing by daylight, or a little after—with luck," he said.

  • We rode and rode, and handed out our experiences to each other, and got to Pochette's that night.

British Dictionary definitions for pochette


  1. an envelope-shaped handbag used by women and men
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Word Origin

C20: from French: little pocket
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