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umbrella stand

Syllabification: um·brel·la stand

Definition of umbrella stand in English:

noun

A stand for holding closed upright umbrellas.
Example sentences
  • I remember the smell of leather from the leather upholstered seats in the alcoves, and the huge carved bear that served as an umbrella stand - important in a town which has quite a lot of wet weather.
  • I started playing tennis in the early 1970s, when even top-of-the-range rackets looked as if they spent nine months of the year tightly clamped in an umbrella stand at the vicarage.
  • The house had a huge padlock on the outside of the door (and inside, propped up against an old umbrella stand, were a couple of emergency baseball bats).

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