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holder

[′hōl·dər]
(electricity)
A device that mechanically and electrically accommodates one or more crystals, fuses, or other components in such a way that they can readily be inserted or removed.
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The general belief that immense fortunes were made by the lucky holders of Bell stock, is an exaggeration that has been kept alive by the promoters of wildcat companies.
You ask me, my father, to tell you the tale of the youth of Umslopogaas, holder of the iron Chieftainess, the axe Groan-maker, who was named Bulalio the Slaughterer, and of his love for Nada, the most beautiful of Zulu women.
Holder,' said he, 'I have been informed that you are in the habit of advancing money.
Holder, that I am giving you a strong proof of the confidence which I have in you, founded upon all that I have heard of you.
Holder, we will set off for Streatham together, and devote an hour to glancing a little more closely into details.
Holder and I went into the dining-room and waited by the fire until he should return.
I believe I have the honour of addressing Miss Mary Holder.
Holder," said Holmes, "here is the corner which corresponds to that which has been so unfortunately lost.
Glegg had lifted out the parchments, and had fortunately drawn back a little, when the iron holder gave way, and the heavy lid fell with a loud bang that resounded over the house.
Their hands touched in the dark and she took the box while he held the paraffin soaked torch in its iron holder.
Powell inverted the holder, smothering the flame in the can, bringing about by the mere turn of his wrist the fall of darkness upon the poop.
There are moments when speed alone can save love's season-ticket holder.