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Julia Cresswell

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Second edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199547920
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727801

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The first sense recorded for pocket was a ‘bag, sack’. It comes from Anglo-Norman French poket(e), a little

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Subjects: History of English

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