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  Words related to halter

Related / Similar Words: haltere, balancer, hackamore, hangman's rope, hangman's halter, hemp, hempen necktie, hamper, cramp, strangle

 

Definition:
  • either of the club-like rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight;
  • a woman''s top that fastens behind the back and neck leaving the back and arms uncovered;
  • rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading;
  • a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging;
  • prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperilist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries";
  • hang with a halter;

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    Part Meronyms: dipterous insect, two-winged insects, dipteran, dipteron, harness, gallows, gallows tree, gallows-tree, gibbet, gallous

     

    Derivational Morphology: balance, poise, shackle, bond, hamper, trammel, trammels, hangman's rope, hangman's halter, hemp, hempen necktie

     

    Anagrams: lather

     

     
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