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Meaning of HOLSTER

Pronunciation:  'howlstur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a sheath for a handgun; usually leather
 

HOLSTER is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: sheath, shoulder holster

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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

 

 

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