penholder

[ pen-hohl-der ]
/ ˈpɛnˌhoʊl dər /
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noun

a holder in which a penpoint is placed.
a rack for a pen or pens.

Origin of penholder

First recorded in 1805–15; pen1 + holder
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Word Origin and History for penholder

penholder


n.

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

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