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holsternoun [C]

uk   /ˈhəʊl.stər/  us   /ˈhoʊl.stɚ/
(Definition of holster from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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holsternoun [C]

 us   /ˈhoʊl·stər/
a ​leathercontainer that ​holds a ​gun, usually ​fixed on a ​belt or a ​strap
(Definition of holster from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “holster”
in Spanish pistolera…
in Vietnamese bao súng ngắn…
in Malaysian sarung pistol…
in Thai ซองหนังใส่ปืนพก…
in French étui de revolver…
in German das Pistolenhalfter…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手枪皮套…
in Turkish tabanca kılıfı…
in Russian кобура…
in Indonesian sarung pistol…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手槍皮套…
in Polish kabura…
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