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pock·et·book

 (pŏk′ĭt-bo͝ok′)
n.
1. A purse; a handbag.
2. A pocket-sized folder or case used to hold money and papers; a billfold.
3. Financial resources; money supply: prices to fit your pocketbook.
4. often pocket book A pocket-sized, usually paperbound book. Also called pocket edition.

pocketbook

(ˈpɒkɪtˌbʊk)
n
1. a small bag or case for money, papers, etc, carried by a handle or in the pocket
2. (modifier) concerned with personal finance: pocketbook issues.

poc•ket•book

(ˈpɒk ɪtˌbʊk)

n.
1. a woman's purse or handbag.
2. a person's financial resources or means: out of reach of my pocketbook.
3. Also, pock′et book`. a book, usu. paperback, that is small enough to carry in a coat pocket.
[1610–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pocketbook - your personal financial meanspocketbook - your personal financial means; "that car is too expensive for my pocketbook"
means, substance - considerable capital (wealth or income); "he is a man of means"
2.pocketbook - a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper moneypocketbook - a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money
case - a portable container for carrying several objects; "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
3.pocketbook - pocket-sized paperback bookpocketbook - pocket-sized paperback book    
4.pocketbook - a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)pocketbook - a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women); "she reached into her bag and found a comb"
clasp - a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together
clutch bag, clutch - a woman's strapless purse that is carried in the hand
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
etui - small ornamental ladies' bag for small articles
evening bag - a handbag used with evening wear
reticule - a woman's drawstring handbag; usually made of net or beading or brocade; used in 18th and 19th centuries
shoulder bag - a large handbag that can be carried by a strap looped over the shoulder
Translations
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pocketbook

[ˈpɒkɪtbʊk] N
1. (= notebook) → cuaderno m
2. (US) (= handbag) → bolso m, cartera f (LAm); (= wallet) → cartera f, billetero m; (= purse) → monedero m

pocketbook

[ˈpɒkɪtbʊk] n
(= wallet) → portefeuille m
(= notebook) → carnet m
(US) (= handbag) → sac m à mainpocket calculator ncalculatrice f de poche, calculette fpocket dictionary ndictionnaire m de pochepocket knife ncanif mpocket money nargent m de poche
£8 a week pocket money → huit livres d'argent de poche par semainepocket-sized [ˈpɒkɪtsaɪzd] pocket-size [ˈpɒkɪtsaɪz] adj [book, computer] → au format de poche

pocketbook

[ˈpɒkɪtˌbuk] n (wallet) → portafoglio; (notebook) → taccuino (Am) (handbag) → borsetta; (paperback) → tascabile m
References in classic literature ?
He tore a leaf out of his pocket book and wrote on it, "One line to say you accept my gift and my good wishes.
Remarkable often found occasions, in after days, to recount the minutiae of that celebrated operation; and when she arrived at this point she commonly proceeded as follows:” And then the doctor tuck out of the pocket book a long thing, like a knitting-needle, with a button fastened to the end on't; and then he pushed it into the wound and then the young man looked awful; and then I thought I should have swaned away—I felt in sitch a dispu’t taking; and then the doctor had run it right through his shoulder, and shoved the bullet out on tother side; and so Dr.
He drew a paper from his pocket book, and held it out.
US publisher Pocket Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, has purchased a new monster thriller book by music journalist Alan Golsher, titled Paul is Undead: The British Zombie, which will be published in June next year.
New RSPB Books - just in time for the Big Garden Bird Watch on January 24 and 25, the RSPB have published two new, revised pocket books to help you identify the birds that you spot in your garden.
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There is also an excerpt from Constellations, the latest Star Trek anthology from Pocket Books.
Mistakes Men Make by Byron Harmon Pocket Books, July 2005 $13, ISBN 0-7434-8309-X
c/o Pocket Books, a division of Simon & Schuster Inc.
33-38; The Complete Book of Running for Women by Claire Kowalchik, Pocket Books, New York, NY, 1999, 432 pp.
I really didn't want to be disappointed, hut I was terrified that I would be," says Heinlein Society President David Silver, one of just a handful of people to read the book before it was sold at auction by the author's estate to Scribner's and Pocket Books this summer.
Cutting back on costs is an important factor for the lumber industry, she adds, which is feeling the pinch in its pocket books with the ongoing softwood lumber dispute.