halter halter  /ˈhɔl tər/


  1. (n) rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading
  2. (n) a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
  3. (n) a woman's top that fastens behind the back and neck leaving the back and arms uncovered
  4. (n) either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight
  5. (v) hang with a halter
  6. (v) prevent the progress or free movement of


  1. There was no opposite-sex canoodling, and halter tops and shorts were replaced by a vast array of hijab head scarves and ankle-length jilbabs and abayas.
  2. The billowy skirt of Monroe's white halter dress didn't ride up quite so high in the movie as it did in this famous production still.
  3. Mindful of her own teenage years, spent in halters and hot pants, Sandy Swenson struggles to find tasteful outfits that pass the cool bar for her daughter Kate, 14.


  1. In the market for a mustang

    As observers snapped photos and clapped, wranglers lured a black mustang into a chute, then placed a new purple halter on his head, before the animal bucked and climbed into a trailer.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Napa Valley Register

  2. Helping horses provides therapy for troubled youth

    GOODING, Idaho (AP) — Jordan Oneida Orozco slowly approached the horse warming itself in the late afternoon sun, its head hung low, eyes draped by long lashes. He started to slip a purple rope halter
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Idaho Press-Tribune

  3. Deep Space 9 tourbillon combines time and space

    (Credit: Vianney Halter) Watchmaker Vianney Halter has produced some pretty stylish timepieces , but his latest is a bit of a departure, both in style and concept. The sci-fi fan has built a domed tourbillon watch called Deep Space, modeled after the "Star Trek" space station Deep Space 9. The tourbillon -- a watchmaking component designed to counter the effect of gravity on a watch's movement ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNET

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  • "I don't know anybody that cares what Bill Halter is going to do except Bill Halter," Berry said in an interview Thursday morning. "He is only of consequence in his own mind."
    on Feb 25, 2010 By: Marion Berry Source: Arkansas Times (blog)

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