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halter1

hal·ter1

halter1

pronunciation:
hawl tr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a rope or strap with a bitless headstall that is set on the head or neck, as of a horse or ox, to restrain or guide the animal.
She led the horse by its halter back to the barn.
definition 2: a woman's garment that covers the chest and fastens around the neck and back but leaves the rest of the upper body bare.
She wore a beautiful sequined halter.
similar words:
bosom
definition 3: a rope with a noose used to hang a condemned person; hangman's noose.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: haltered, haltering, halters
definition 1: to put a halter on (an animal).
definition 2: to execute by hanging.
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