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umbrella stand

noun
1.
an upright rack or stand for umbrellas
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  • Now, imagine that umbrella stand—would you mind moving away a little from it, sir?

    The Shrieking Pit Arthur J. Rees
  • "Turnbull must have thrown the box into the umbrella stand," explained Kent.

    The Red Seal Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • One umbrella stand; two chairs on landing, eight engravings in frames.

    Mrs. Vanderstein's jewels Mrs. Charles Bryce
  • She walked over to the umbrella stand, you remember how they used to have umbrellas for sale out in front of the stores.

  • The Invisible Man must have started back, and he blundered into the umbrella stand.

    The Invisible Man H. G. Wells
  • He perceived the footman lying in a dead faint near the umbrella stand.

  • “But they are so thick, I could not put more than one in my umbrella stand at home,” I said.

    Fil and Filippa John Stuart Thomson
  • The flame burned up, showing the narrow passage, the umbrella stand, the doors on either side.

    Bye-Ways Robert Smythe Hichens
  • You seem to have unhitched your brain and left it in the umbrella stand.

    The Girl on the Boat Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  • A Doll's umbrella stand is a very happy little idea—very simple but extremely effective.

    Toy-Making at Home Morley Adams

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