holster holster  /ˈhoʊl stər/


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


  1. The company plans to have more lines by the holidays, along with a selection of running clothes with built-in weather- and sweat-proof nano holsters.
  2. When police arrived, Abu-Jamal was on the pavement with a bullet in his chest, his shoulder holster empty.
  3. With the bottle safely stashed in the holster on her hip, she'll be lowered back to your spot by the bar, where you had better reward her with a substantial tip.


  1. Woman dies from motorcyle accident

    Frank Lewis PDT Staff Writer A car-motorcycle crash in West Portsmouth has claimed the life of the driver of the motorcycle. Martha Holster, 64, of Sanford, N.C., died of her injuries at a Wes...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Portsmouth Daily Times

  2. Best of Our Blogs: Battle between traditional reads, ebooks continues on "Kick Back Moments"

    I recently read a story about our dependence on technology becoming a real threat. I am the first to admit that I am most definitely tech-dependent — I’d have my cellphone attached to my hip if a hip holster wasn’t so terrible, I use a GPS or Google maps to take me anywhere remotely new, my bills are paperless and I do my banking online.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Saratogian


  1. "It's letting us rethink the mechanism of a flat-out ban because it hasn't worked:. It'll allow law-abiding citizens to register a handgun. The public perception of people running wild on the street with a gun in their holster? That's not true. It's...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Tom Allen Source: Portfolio.com

  2. "We still have to find out why the officer didn't put his gun back in his holster after firing the first shot in the air, as they are supposed to do," Amato told politicians. "It's obvious that that man would not have died had the police...
    on Nov 14, 2007 By: Giuliano Amato Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "Every day since the election, the health care crisis has grown steadily worse," Kerry said. "The president has stuck to his guns -- or, more accurately, his empty holster -- and done nothing beyond trotting out the conservative hobby horse...
    on Jul 31, 2006 By: John Kerry Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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