halter definition

  • noun:
    • a tool manufactured from line or fabric straps that suits around the head or neck of an animal and it is always lead or secure your pet.
    • A rope with a noose useful for execution by hanging.
    • Death or execution by dangling.
    • A halter-top.
    • Either of tiny, clublike balancing body organs which are the rudimentary hind wings of flies and other dipterous bugs. Also known as balancer.
    • A bitless headpiece of rope or straps, placed on your head of creatures like cattle or ponies to guide or tie all of them.
    • A rope with a noose, for hanging crooks; the gallows line.
    • a female's garment since the top upper body, a halter top.
    • a person who halts or limps; a cripple.
    • A rope or strap, with or without a headstall, for leading or attaching a horse.
    • A rope for dangling malefactors; a noose.
    • one that halts or limps; therefore, one who hesitates such as question.
    • A rope, cable, or strap having at one end a noose or a head-stall, for leading or confining a horse or other pet.
    • A rope specifically intended for holding malefactors; a hangman's noose.
    • In entomology, one of many poisers or balancers of bugs: generally in plural.
    • rope or fabric headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading
    • a lady's top that fastens behind the trunk and neck making the rear and hands uncovered
    • a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who've been condemned to demise by hanging
    • either of this standard hind wings of dipterous insects; useful for keeping equilibrium during trip
  • verb-transitive:
    • to place a halter on.
    • to manage with or like with a halter.
    • to hold (somebody).
    • To link because of the neck with a rope, band, or halter; to put a halter on; to subject to a hangman's halter.
  • verb:
    • To place a halter on.
    • stop the development or free movement of
    • hang with a halter
  • others:
    • To put a halter on; catch, hold, or make quick with or like with a halter: since, to halter a horse.
    • To hang with a halter; hang.

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