shoulder holster


shoulder holster
n.
a holster attached to a shoulder strap and usually worn under the arm, allowing a handgun to be concealed beneath a jacket or coat

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • shoulder holster — noun a holster worn over your shoulder so a gun can be concealed under your jacket • Hypernyms: ↑holster …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoulder — n. & v. n. 1 a the part of the body at which the arm, foreleg, or wing is attached. b (in full shoulder joint) the end of the upper arm joining with the collar bone and blade bone. c either of the two projections below the neck from which the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • holster — n. a shoulder holster * * * [ həʊlstə] a shoulder holster …   Combinatory dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • holster — [hōl′stər] n. [Du, akin to Goth hulistr, a cover, ON hulstr, a sheath, OE heolstor, darkness, cover < IE base * k̑el , to conceal (> HALL, HULL1) + Gmc noun suffix stra ] a pistol case, usually of leather and attached to a belt, saddle, or… …   English World dictionary

  • Holster — A holster is an unspecified, yet specialized article of clothing or a device, worn to hold, or restrict the undesired movement of, an item, such as a handgun or other weapon, cellular telephone, hand tool, or virtually any other small object… …   Wikipedia

  • holster — /hohl steuhr/, n. 1. a sheathlike carrying case for a firearm, attached to a belt, shoulder sling, or saddle. v.t. 2. to put or put back in a holster: to holster a gun. [1655 65; < D; c. Goth hulistr, ON hulstr sheath; akin to OE helan to hide] * …   Universalium

  • holster stock —    A holster, usually made of wood, which attaches to the rear of the pistol grip of certain handguns and serves as a shoulder stock …   Forensic science glossary

  • holster — [[t]ho͟ʊlstə(r)[/t]] holsters N COUNT A holster is a holder for a small gun, which is worn on a belt around someone s waist or on a strap around their shoulder …   English dictionary


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