Usage examples for Pocketing

  1. This matter being arranged by my instant agreement to her terms, she showed me to my rooms, which were on the second floor, and commanded a good view of the river face; and, pocketing a week's rental in advance, the old lady retired, after recommending me to an ordinary where the food was excellent and the Frontignac old. – The Chevalier d'Auriac by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  2. " Oh, very well, very well," said Mr. Brown, pocketing the paper, and seeming perfectly unconcerned at the termination of his proposals; " perhaps I can serve you in some other way?" – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3. " Then I decide that there is no divorce," replied Yussuf, pocketing the money, " and therefore you are no debtor. – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat