vest pocket

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n vest pocket a small pocket in a man's vest
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Usage

In literature:

He took a piece of paper from his vest pocket and handed it to Bolton.
"The Young Bank Messenger" by Horatio Alger
She just nodded at me and said "Howdedo," and then asked if the vest-pocket vote was being successfully extracted that day.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
Who ever heard of a male masher feeling in an unprotected female's vest pocket for cloves?
"Peck's Sunshine Being a Collection of Articles Written for Peck's Sun, Milwaukee, Wis. - 1882" by George W. Peck
Peppers took from a pocket inside of his vest a wallet, which was found to contain quite a roll of new bills.
"All Adrift" by Oliver Optic
For the moment their pipes reposed in their vest pockets.
"On the Edge of the Arctic" by Harry Lincoln Sayler
He always carries a few hooks and a line in his vest pocket, he told me.
"The Young Alaskans on the Missouri" by Emerson Hough
He took a piece of paper from his vest pocket and handed it to Bolton.
"A Cousin's Conspiracy" by Horatio Alger
With a smile of satisfaction, Berrington took a pocket knife from his vest.
"The Slave of Silence" by Fred M. White
In my vest-pocket you will find a wallet.
"The Woman Who Dared" by Epes Sargent
He was feeling in his vest pocket as he asked this question, and drew out a card.
"Harper's Young People, March 2, 1880" by Various
Big cattle ranches that could put all Fieldham in their vest pockets!
"A Bookful of Girls" by Anna Fuller
He dipped into his vest pocket and produced his silver stop watch.
"Old Man Curry" by Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
I managed to slip it into my vest pocket, unobserved by my visitors.
"The Crevice" by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
Suddenly he wheeled round, put his fingers into his vest pocket and pulled out a piece of blue paper.
"The Spoilers of the Valley" by Robert Watson
And I got that property in my vest pocket.
"The Crimson Tide" by Robert W. Chambers
I placed it in the inside pocket of my vest.
"Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew" by Robert McReynolds
It was in his vest pocket completely out of reach of his bound hands, but there was a way out of that difficulty.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1931" by Various
He searched all Mark's pockets, even to the vest, but without finding anything.
"Mark Mason's Victory" by Horatio Alger
After a time, in handling a vest, the widow felt a knot of something in the breast pocket.
"The Humors of Falconbridge" by Jonathan F. Kelley
I had purchased it before sailing in view of such an emergency and I had always carried it fastened with a clip in an upper vest pocket.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
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In news:

QuiqLite has introduced the Stealth, its newest hands-free concealed light source for your uniform shirt pocket and tactical vest.
The gray-haired man in the tie stood erect, removed his glasses and folded them into his vest pocket, wearing the mien of a scholar who'd just unearthed the meaning of an impenetrable poem.
Mojo's Vest Pocket Voodoo Adventures.
QUIQLITE inc is proud to announce Stealth , its newest member of the worlds only hands-free 100 percent concealed light source for uniform shirt pockets and tactical vests.
North End Fleece non-piling, zippered, fleece vest with zip-close front-hand pockets has embroidered gold IAEI logo on the left chest.
The Toolpak tool vest features 20 easy-to-reach pockets.
The Toolpak tool vest features 20 easy-to-reach pockets, including six that are covered.
Weight vests come in many styles and prices, some at a set weight with shot-filled pockets.
Vintage Vest Pocket Kodak Camera Attached To 5D Mark II DSLR.
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