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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.
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The game could go on all night, which no doubt was part of its charm, and there are accounts of a young Prince Wilhelm taking on his cousin and future rival the Czarevich Nicholas, though Halter doesn't say who typically won.
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Halter surveys these late twentieth-century trends in several chapters.
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Halter's contention that his due process rights were violated because he had no notice of the standard of conduct regarding record keeping.
Halter, who lives at Sedbury near Chepstow, is a regular at his local track.
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In constructing this interesting argument, Halter includes passages of close analysis of the paintings and theories of Kandinsky, Picabia, Demuth, Sheeler, Stieglitz, Gris, Duchamp, and others; as well as analyses of the poetry of Williams, amongst which are considerations of such famous poems as 'The Red Wheelbarrow', 'At the Faucet of June', 'A Sort of a Song', 'The Rose', 'The Great Figure'.
Insist that everyone use a lead rope attached to the halter whenever leading horses.