Every government in Delhi keeps a thermometer in its holster and calibrates its decibel levels according to ground temperature.
If Bush was too quick to pull the trigger, Obama is reluctant ever to pull the gun out of its holster.
The man started to walk menacingly toward my partner, who then reached into his holster for his Smith & Wesson .38.
I took off the sheath, the holster, so to speak, of the taser and I loaded the taser.
Then he turned the muzzle aside, and uncocking the pistol, replaced it in its holster.
For the gun Andy had his Colt in the holster, and he knew it like his own mind.
He was flat on his face again when suddenly he felt his automatic jerked from its holster and she sprang to her feet.
Thinking of this, he produced it from the holster with a flick of his fingers.
"I do see, and you are right," said Marcel, as he replaced his weapon in its holster.
How'll they know that it was luck—that my gun stuck in the holster—and that you jumped me on the draw?
"leather case for a pistol," 1660s, probably from Old English heolster, earlier helustr "concealment, hiding place," from Proto-Germanic *hulfti- (cf. Old High German hulft "cover, case, sheath," Old Norse hulstr "case, sheath," Middle Dutch holster, German Holfster "holster"), from PIE *kel- "to cover, to hide" (see cell). Intermediate forms are wanting, and the modern word could as well be from the Norse or Dutch cognates.
by 1902, from holster (n.). Related: Holstered; holstering.