Definitions for halter

Definitions for (noun) halter

Main entry: balancer, halter, haltere

Definition: either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight

Main entry: halter

Definition: a woman's top that fastens behind the back and neck leaving the back and arms uncovered

Main entry: hackamore, halter

Definition: rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading

Main entry: halter, hangman's halter, hangman's rope, hemp, hempen necktie

Definition: a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging

Definitions for (verb) halter

Main entry: halter, hamper, strangle, cramp

Definition: prevent the progress or free movement of

Usage: He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather; the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries

Main entry: halter

Definition: hang with a halter

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