Definition of holster verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

holster

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈhəʊlstə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊlstər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they holster
BrE BrE//ˈhəʊlstə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊlstər//
 
he / she / it holsters
BrE BrE//ˈhəʊlstəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊlstərz//
 
past simple holstered
BrE BrE//ˈhəʊlstəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊlstərd//
 
past participle holstered
BrE BrE//ˈhəʊlstəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊlstərd//
 
-ing form holstering
BrE BrE//ˈhəʊlstərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊlstərɪŋ//
 
 
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holster something to put a gun in a holster Word Origin mid 17th cent.: corresponding to and contemporary with Dutch holster, of unknown origin.
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