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adv. Music
To a slight degree or amount; somewhat. Used chiefly as a direction.

[Italian, from Latin paucus; see pau- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˈpəʊkəʊ; Italian ˈpɔːko) or

un poco

adj, adv
(Music, other) music (in combination) a little; to a small degree: poco rit; un poco meno mosso.
[from Italian: little, from Latin paucus few, scanty]


(ˈpoʊ koʊ)

adv. Music.
somewhat; rather: poco presto.
[1715–25; < Italian: little < Latin paucus few]
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I have been waiting for your return from Lyons with the most lively impatience, for, to tell you the truth, I have the greatest bijou for your American ladies that ever came out of a bleaching ground--un mouchoir de poche.
bijou = jewel; mouchoir de poche = pocket handkerchief}
Louis being very fine; and the steamboat, which was to have started I don't know how early in the morning, postponing, for the third or fourth time, her departure until the afternoon; we rode forward to an old French village on the river, called properly Carondelet, and nicknamed Vide Poche, and arranged that the packet should call for us there.
Pardon, j'en ai tout plein les poches," he answered, smiling, putting his fingers in his waistcoat pocket.
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