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A woman's small handbag shaped like an envelope.
- ‘The second bag today is a little pochette.’
- ‘Her skirt was all rumpled and her pochette lay some few feet away from her.’
- ‘But I finally ordered a new strap for my pochette’
Late 19th century: from French, literally small pocket, diminutive of poche.
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