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  1. vest-pocketadjective

    Small enough to be carried in a vest pocket or other small container.

    She carried a vest-pocket copy of the New Testament in her purse at all times.

  2. vest-pocketadjective

    By extension, anything smaller than would ordinarily be expected.

    Levi's apartment was a vest-pocket Graceland; every inch of wall and shelf space was covered by Elvis memorabilia.

  3. Etymology: From vest + pocket, referring to the pockets of a suit vest, which are only sized to hold watches, handkerchiefs, wallets, and similarly small items.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vest-pocket in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vest-pocket in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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