rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading
hangman's rope, hangman's halter, halter, hemp, hempen necktie(noun)
a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
a woman's top that fastens behind the back and neck leaving the back and arms uncovered
halter, haltere, balancer(verb)
either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight
hang with a halter
hamper, halter, cramp, strangle(verb)
prevent the progress or free movement of
"He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
A bitless headpiece of rope or straps, placed on the head of animals such as cattle or horses to lead or tie them.
A rope with a noose, for hanging criminals; the gallows rope.
A woman's garment covering the upper chest, a halter top.
To place a halter on.
What do you mean you didn't halter the horses when we stopped for the night?
Origin: From halter, helter, helfter, from hælfter, hælftre, from halftrō, from (s)kel-, equivalent to . Cognate with helter, halfter, halster, halfter, helchter, halter, Halfter.
one who halts or limps; a cripple
a strong strap or cord
a rope or strap, with or without a headstall, for leading or tying a horse
a rope for hanging malefactors; a noose
to tie by the neck with a rope, strap, or halter; to put a halter on; to subject to a hangman's halter
Origin: [OE. halter, helter, helfter, AS. hlftre; akin to G. halfter, D. halfter, halster, and also to E. helve. See Helve.]
A halter, headcollar, or, less often, headstall, is headgear that is used to lead or tie up livestock and, occasionally, other animals; it fits behind the ears, and around the muzzle. To handle the animal, usually a lead rope or lead shank is attached. On smaller animals, such as dogs, a leash is attached to the halter.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hawlt′ėr, n. a head-rope for holding and leading a horse: a rope for hanging criminals: a strong strap or cord.—v.t. to catch or bind with a rope. [A.S. hælftre; Ger. halfter.]
The numerical value of halter in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of halter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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- riimu, tallipäitset, niskalenkkitoppiFinnish
- licou, dos nuFrench
- capestro, cavezzaItalian
- 鼻綱, 頭絡Japanese
- оглав, огламникMacedonian
- grimeNorwegian Nynorsk
- узда, повод, недоуздокRussian
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