Halter

Definition of Halter

Halt´er   Pronunciation: hạl´tẽr
n.1.One who halts or limps; a cripple.
1.A strong strap or cord.
No man e'er felt the halter draw
With good opinion of the law.
- Trumbull.
v. t.1.To tie by the neck with a rope, strap, or halter; to put a halter on; to subject to a hangman's halter.
[imp. & p. p. Haltered (-tẽrd); p. pr. & vb. n. Haltering.]

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