- holder in due course,
- holding company,
- holding furnace
Origin of holder
Examples from the Web for holder
And Sharpton, Jackson, Holder, and yes, Obama, too, are shamefully silent.As Michael Brown Grand Jury Winds Down, Is Ferguson on the Brink of War?|Ron Christie|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It begins with Holder saying America, in some ways, has been and continues to be "a nation of cowards."
“I remember being in Texas at the LBJ Library for a speech on voting rights,” Holder said.
“Barack Obama is still the president of the United States,” Holder told me.
Through it all, though, Holder has maintained his composure and remained focused on his legal and constitutional responsibilities.Eric Holder’s Legacy: Bold on Equality, Less So on Civil Liberties|Geoffrey R. Stone|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When pulling on the tie pin the arms of the holder tend to draw together and clamp it on the pin.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
The holder of it proved to be a workman of the gang, and between us and him the strangest parley ensued.The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete|George Meredith
This vent must have a diameter at least equal to the inlet pipe of the holder.
The holder of that boy only did what the laws allowed him to do, and his conduct was in perfect consistency with chattel slavery.The Slavery Question|John Lawrence
It consists of a piece of square steel set into a stock or holder.Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II|Joshua Rose
- a person, such as an owner, who has possession or control of something
- (in combination)householder
c.1400, "tenant, occupier," agent noun from hold (v.). Meaning "device for holding something" is attested from 1833.