ETYM Old Eng. poket, Prov. French and Old Fren. poquette, French pochette, dim. from poque, pouque, French poche; probably of Teutonic origin. Related to Poke a pocket, and cf. Poach to cook eggs, to plunder, and Pouch.
1. A small pouch in a garment for carrying small articles.
2. A supply of money.