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halter

(hôl′tər, hăl′-) or

haltere

(hôl′tîr′ē, hăl′-)
n. pl. hal·teres (-tîr′ēz)
Either of the small, clublike balancing organs that are the rudimentary hind wings of flies. Also called balancer.

halter

the simplest form of restraint for the head of farm animals. Comprises a poll strap, a nose band and a halter shank that brings the ends of the nose band together under the mandible. Made of leather or cotton or manila rope.

halter broken
said of a young animal that has been taught to allow itself to be caught, haltered and led but not broken in to saddle or cart.
halter classes
show classes in which entrant horses are required only to be halter broken.
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Lufthansa spokesman Andreas Bartels insisted Mr Spohr had made every effort to talk with families, and attended not only the services in Haltern and Cologne but had also been to Barcelona and twice to the crash site.
The school and indeed all of Haltern remain in shock, Decker said.
After a couple of weeks of working on section level drills in Haltern, we had only a short reprieve back in Fort York, before departing for what was certain to be the most exciting and realistic training we would ever have.
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Meanwhile, Osnabruck, Germany-based Roncadin has announced plans to continue its own course of expansion by acquiring still another ice cream company, Schroer Eis GmbH of Haltern.
The pottery includes two Italian Sigillata fragments (one of which is a foot of a Haltern 8 vessel), a battered fragment of Eastern Sigillata B, a possible gray-ware fragment, a local red-slipped fragment, a fragment from a 1st-century A.
DOZENS of shopkeepers in the German town of Haltern found their premises spattered with egg yolk after a fight between gangs of youths who stole about 600 eggs from outside a supermarket, where they had been left during the night by a delivery truck.
Professor Weiler and Professor Haltern argue that such was the impact of Eric Stein's seminal article on European legal scholarship that the ECJ was no longer even considered an area within international law.
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8) Se ha podido comprobar la imitacion de los platos de Herculano (Rieth, 1940a) que pueden ser comparados con la terra sigillata del tipo Haltern Ib/c (Consp.
Also on the flight were 16 pupils from Joseph Koenig school in Haltern am See in western Germany who were flying home after a week-long exchange with students at a school near Barcelona.
The students and their two female teachers had been on a week-long exchange trip near Barcelona, paying a reciprocal visit after Spanish youngsters came in December to the northwestern town of Haltern.