umbrella stand


an upright rack or stand for umbrellas

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Examples from the Web for umbrella stand

Historical Examples of umbrella stand

  • "Thank you so much," began Margaret, but broke off at the sight of an umbrella-stand.

    Howards End

    E. M. Forster

  • Pavements are supplied by the County Council, and you have an umbrella-stand.

  • His goloshes, which always lay by the umbrella-stand, were also gone.

  • The old lady had taken the long, iron-shod walking-stick from the umbrella-stand.

    The Frontier

    Maurice LeBlanc

  • In the hall was an oaken hat-rack, with umbrella-stand and two carved oaken chairs on either side, with high fleur-de-lis backs.

    The Open Question

    Elizabeth Robins