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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pocket  \Pock"et\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Pocketed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Pocketing}.] 
  1.  To  put  or  conceal,  in  the  pocket;  as  to  pocket  the 
  He  would  pocket  the  expense  of  the  license. 
  2.  To  take  clandestinely  or  fraudulently. 
  He  pocketed  pay  in  the  names  of  men  who  had  long 
  been  dead.  --Macaulay. 
  {To  pocket  a  ball}  (Billiards),  to  drive  a  ball  into  a  pocket 
  of  the  table. 
  {To  pocket  an  insult},  {affront},  etc.,  to  receive  an  affront 
  without  open  resentment,  or  without  seeking  redress.  ``I 
  must  pocket  up  these  wrongs.''  --Shak. 

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