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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Holster  \Hol"ster\,  n.  [D.  holster;  skin  to  AS  heolstor  den, 
  cave,  fr  helan  to  conceal,  and  to  Icel.  hulstr  case,  Goth. 
  hulistr  covering,  veil,  huljan  to  cover.  [root]17.  See  {Hele} 
  to  cover,  {Hell},  and  cf  {Housing},  {Houss}.] 
  A  leather  case  for  a  pistol,  carried  by  a  horseman  at  the  bow 
  of  his  saddle 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  holster 
  n  :  a  sheath  for  a  handgun;  usually  leather 




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