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 ?
Skinner scratched his ear with his penholder. "It's the only scrap of identifying matter we've got," he remarked.
"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 representative of the United States, the penholder of the resolution, expressed disappointment that African members of the Council did not support it, three months after the Council unanimously adopted resolution 2457 (2019) supporting the African Union's "Silencing the Guns in Africa by the Year 2020" initiative.
As a penholder, the UK has played a leading role in trying to bring the parties together, but while we accept that positive steps have been taken, much faster progress is needed.
They also discussed the matter of UNFICYP, with the UK being the penholder of the relevant UN resolutions.
The cover of the pockets is in the shape of a reversed Chinese penholder, which signifies ruling with knowledge.
Desperate to find bilateral trade deals outside the EU amid Brexit, Britain is single-mindedly pursuing British commercial interests while serving as the 'penholder' on Myanmar resolutions in multilateral bodies by virtue of the historical fact that it was the country's former colonial master.
"There has just been one UN Security Council resolution in three years of conflict, which is very surprising given its severity compared to other conflicts, and the UK is taking sides in the conflict, which flies against its position of 'penholder' and its responsibility.