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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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TRIANGLE Draw the eye upward by enhancing bust and shoulders with a halter or patterned top.
Avoid halter tops--they only accentuate what you don't have instead of flattering what you do have.
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SCBT Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: SCBT) announced today the appointment of Caine Halter to the SCBT Financial Corporation and South Carolina Bank and Trust Boards of Directors effective June 16, 2005.
A native of Greenville, Halter is president of Coldwell Banker Commercial Caine.
For the past 23 years, Halter has worked in a variety of positions with the company, which offers a full complement of real estate services including commercial and residential brokerage, property management, development and advisory services.
Halter earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Georgia in 1983 and is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) of the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute.
Take Bodacious, which is making suits for Marilyn Monroe wanna-bes; Isaac Mizrahi, with itsy-bitsy string bikinis in girlish gingham; Gideon Oberson with zip-front boy-leg maillots updated with vinyl accents; GirlStar, with flirty '60s styles; and Mossimo, the Los Angeles designer whose spring collection includes one-piece halter suits of the '40s and the triangle bikinis of the late '60s.
Try a high-necked sport tank or a retro halter style that has enough fabric to conceal a prosthesis.