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Definition of Halter


  1. One who halts or limps; a cripple.
  2. A strong strap or cord.
  3. A rope or strap, with or without a headstall, for leading or tying a horse.
  4. A rope for hanging malefactors; a noose.
  5. To tie by the neck with a rope, strap, or halter; to put a halter on; to subject to a hangman's halter.

Halter Translations

halter in German is Strick, halften
halter in Latin is laqueum, capistrum
halter in Spanish is cabestro
halter in Swedish is grimma, snara