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Definition of halter noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    halter

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈhɔltər//
     
     
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  1. 1a rope or narrow piece of leather put around the head of a horse for leading it with
  2. 2(usually used as an adjective) a narrow piece of cloth around the neck that holds a woman's dress or shirt in position, with the back and shoulders not covered She was dressed in a halter top and shorts.
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