from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A pocket-book; especially, a small book or leather pouch with clasps, for holding money.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A small pocketbook or wallet for carrying money.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of porte-monnaie.


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  • There are some too refined to purvey

    The commoners’ language for pay.

    Despite what they call it

    It still is a wallet

    And no higher class as portemonnaie.

    May 27, 2014