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HOLSTER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does holster mean? 

HOLSTER (noun)
  The noun HOLSTER has 2 senses:

1. a sheath (usually leather) for carrying a handgun
2. a belt with loops or slots for carrying small hand tools

  Familiarity information: HOLSTER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HOLSTER (noun)


Sense 1holster [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A sheath (usually leather) for carrying a handgun

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("holster" is a kind of...):

sheath (a protective covering for a knife or sword)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "holster"):

shoulder holster (a holster worn over your shoulder so a gun can be concealed under your jacket)


Sense 2holster [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A belt with loops or slots for carrying small hand tools

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("holster" is a kind of...):

belt (a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist))


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