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penholder

[pen-hohl-der] /ˈpɛnˌhoʊl dər/
noun
1.
a holder in which a penpoint is placed.
2.
a rack for a pen or pens.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; pen1 + holder
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Examples from the web for penholder
  • He used to write with an old-fashioned penholder and nib.
  • Customize your cover with a notebook pocket, faux button closure, or penholder.
  • The pen will be attached to or placed into the penholder of the computer while the battery is inserted into the slot.
Word Origin and History for penholder
n.

1815, from pen (n.1) + holder.

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