what is difference between billfold and pocketbook
bill + fold
billfold (plural billfolds)
- A small, folding sleeve or case designed to hold paper currency, as well as credit cards, pictures, etc.
- Bill had so many pictures of his family stuffed into his billfold that it barely fit into his pocket.
- (folding case for holding currency) pocketbook, wallet
- pocket-book, pocket book
From pocket + book, popularized in its sense as a paperback by the success of Pocket Books in the United States after its 1939 launch.
pocketbook (plural pocketbooks)
- (US) A woman’s purse.
- (dated) A wallet for paper money.
- (figuratively) One’s personal budget or economic capacity – the amount one can afford.
- (uncommon) A small book, particularly (US) a paperback or (Britain) notebook able to fit into a pocket.
- pocketbook issue