Definition of pocket-piece in English:

pocket-piece

noun

  • 1An object, especially a coin, which is carried in the pocket as a good-luck charm.

  • 2The socket or cavity on each side of a sash frame in which the weights run.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Ward (1667–1731), satirist. From pocket + piece.

Pronunciation

pocket-piece

/ˈpɒkɪtpiːs/