- pocketbook(def 3).
- Informal. a small or smaller form of something; miniature version.
Origin of pocket edition
First recorded in 1705–15
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Examples from the Web for pocket edition
Eight small wooden tablets, apparently a pocket-edition of a Clog-Almanack, with very quaint figures.Annals of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, A.D. 1598-A.D. 1867
William Dunn Macray