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Definitions of halter:
  • noun:   either of the club-like rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight
  • noun:   a woman's top that fastens behind the back and neck leaving the back and arms uncovered
  • noun:   rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading
  • noun:   a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
  • verb:   hang with a halter
  • verb:   prevent the progress or free movement of
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #7026)

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