penholder


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pen·hold·er

 (pĕn′hōl′dər)
n.
1. A holder for a pen point.
2. A rack or cup for holding a pen or pens.

penholder

(ˈpɛnˌhəʊldə)
n
an object for holding pens, pencils, etc, esp one that is placed on a desk
Translations

penholder

[ˈpenˌhəʊldəʳ] Nportaplumas m inv

penholder

nFederhalter m
References in classic literature ?
I can't think of anything to start with," he said, gnawing his penholder fiercely.
She had worked methodically, rapidly, and well, emptying the drawers, clearing the tables in her special apartment of that big house, with something silently passionate in her thoroughness; taking everything belonging to her and some things of less unquestionable ownership, a jewelled penholder, an ivory and gold paper knife (the house was full of common, costly objects), some chased silver boxes presented by de Barral and other trifles; but the photograph of Flora de Barral, with the loving inscription, which stood on her writing desk, of the most modern and expensive style, in a silver-gilt frame, she neglected to take.
Having written in the large space under the head of "Remarks" "Heat very oppressive," he stuck the end of the penholder in his teeth, pipe fashion, and mopped his face carefully.
At once, with the penholder he was holding in his hand, he pointed to a deep sofa between two windows.
He was amazing, and had a penholder behind his ear.
The US is the penholder on South Sudan is also expected to propose the imposition of an arms embargo and additional sanctions in a bid to reduce violence and keep pressures on the warring parties.
As penholder, the United Kingdom recognises that there were sensitivities, as evidenced by my Russian colleague's statement.
The convention of the penholder has emerged in the twenty-first century as a way of streamlining the Security Council's resolution drafting process.
Praising the adoption of the resolution, Matthew Rycroft, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations, the penholder Member State on Libya, said, "we welcome the process now underway to move to the formation of that Government of National Accord in the coming weeks and ask the UN Secretary-General Special Representative to continue his efforts to driving forward progress to this end.
The Financial Services Board of South Africa was the penholder for the report.
In his national capacity, and as penholder, Delattre proposed that the Security Council adopts swiftly a presidential statement that will address all aspects of the situation in Lebanon.
Looking, seeing, time, photography, and a simple optical device--a lens enlarging a tiny photograph--all come together in chapter seven of Speak, Memory featuring an episode with a souvenir penholder from Biarritz.