noun hol·ster \ˈhōl-stər\

: a leather case that you wear on your body and that holds a small gun

Full Definition of HOLSTER

:  a leather or fabric case for carrying a firearm on the person (as on the hip or chest), on a saddle, or in a vehicle; broadly :  a case for carrying a usually small item on the person <a knife holster> <a heart monitor carried in a hip holster>

Origin of HOLSTER

Dutch; akin to Old English heolstor cover, helan to conceal — more at hell
First Known Use: 1663

Rhymes with HOLSTER

HOLSTER Defined for Kids


noun hol·ster \ˈhōl-stər\

Definition of HOLSTER for Kids

:  a usually leather case in which a pistol is carried or worn


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