breast pocket


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Noun1.breast pocket - a pocket inside of a man's coat
coat - an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
pocket - a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
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breast pocket

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When the coroner had finished reading he put the book into his breast pocket. At that moment the door was pushed open and a young man entered.
Pulling a manuscript from his breast pocket he held it near the candle and turning the leaves until he found the passage that he wanted began to read.
All of it could go into one's breast pocket when folded neatly.
Hamilton Fynes held out a letter which he had produced from his breast pocket, and which was, in appearance, very similar to the one which he had presented, a short time ago, to the captain of the Lusitania.
Granet drew a thin packet from the breast pocket of his coat.
"In fact, sir, I believe I have the thing in my breast pocket; and to tell you the truth, I should like to get it put in safety."
He folded the note and put it carefully into his breast pocket. Mr.
Then he drew a paper from his breast pocket and glanced at it.
"That was the night Gilbert recited `Bingen on the Rhine,' and looked at you when he said, `There's another, NOT a sister.' And you were so furious because he put your pink tissue rose in his breast pocket! You didn't much imagine then that you would ever marry him."
"I wouldna' dare," said Mackenzie, as he fumbled in his breast pocket, and Raffles dived his hand into his own.
She saw him place it in one of the breast pockets of his coat.
funeral orations projecting from their breast pockets; then a carriage containing the head surgeons and their cases of instruments; then eight private carriages containing consulting surgeons; then a hack containing a coroner; then the two hearses; then a carriage containing the head undertakers; then a train of assistants and mutes on foot; and after these came plodding through the fog a long procession of camp followers, police, and citizens generally.