- n. 缰绳；绞索
- vt. 给…套上缰绳；束缚
- n. (Halter)人名；(德、罗)哈尔特；(法)阿尔泰；(英)霍尔特
1. "that by which something is held".
2. hold => halt => halter.
- halter (n.)
- Old English hælfter "rope for leading a horse," from Proto-Germanic *halftra- "that by which something is held" (cognates: Old Saxon haliftra "halter," Old High German halftra, Middle Dutch halfter), from suffixed form of PIE *kelp- "to hold, grasp" (see helve). Also "hangman's noose" (mid-15c.). In women's clothing sense, originally "strap attached to the top of a backless bodice and looped around the neck," 1935, later extended to the tops themselves.
- 1. She was dressed in a halter top and shorts.
- 2. We must lead an ox by the halter.
- 3. Name not a halter in his house that hanged himself.
- 4. Two colored boys walk by , leading a mule by the halter.
- 5. The groom unsnaps the halter.
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