- (in a window frame) a removable part of a pulley stile permitting access to sash weights.
Origin of pocket piece
First recorded in 1700–10
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Examples from the Web for pocket piece
She says that she has a "pocket-piece" for each one of her most intimate friends in New York.The Lightning Conductor
C. N. Williamson
It was a Mexican dollar, dated the year of his birth, and he had for years carried it as a pocket-piece.Patty's Perversities
It had been only a bauble, a pocket-piece acquired he knew not when or how; now he knew it for the badge of his calling.
His hand wandered to his pocket, where lay the one wax wafer he had kept as a pocket-piece.