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Physical ContextPlay
'Holster' is often used to refer to a specific carrying case for firearms, usually seen in law enforcement or military settings. SlideThe detective's badge was clipped next to his gun in the holster.
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Clothing AccessoryPlay
'Holster' can suggest the manner someone wears a firearm, often linked with their job, like a police officer or cowboy. SlideThe cowboy's holster was decorated with intricate designs.
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Metaphorical UsePlay
Sometimes 'holster' is used metaphorically to imply readiness or preparedness for action in various scenarios. SlideHe always has his arguments in a mental holster, ready to fire back.