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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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AVOID Halterneck styles that will enhance your top heavy imbalance.
Maxi dresses are making a comeback this season, in bright prints or safari block colours such as khaki, while vest tops and halternecks are adorned with tribal patterns and jewels.
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Fishtail hems and low-cut backless halterneck tops with clinging fabrics and skirts slashed at the thigh make Kal's new season clothes sexy in the extreme.
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The mother-of-three looked stunning as she posed in her halterneck black bikini in the cool water, with her blonde hair pulled into a messy ponytail, the Mirror reported.
R-Patz and Lautner were dressed in black while Stewart wore a full-length black halterneck dress.
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The pair, who have been dating since December 2005, had first appeared in normal swimwear in Malibu, California, but soon Jim took ex-Playboy model Jenny, 35, to a beach hut so he could put on her halterneck costume.