Halter vs Halser - What's the difference?

halter | halser |


As nouns the difference between halter and halser

is that halter is a bitless headpiece of rope or straps, placed on the head of animals such as cattle or horses to lead or tie them or halter can be one who halts or limps; a cripple while halser is .

As a verb halter

is to place a halter on.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

halter

English

(wikipedia halter)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) halter, helter, helfter, from (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • A bitless headpiece of rope or straps, placed on the head of animals such as cattle or horses to lead or tie them.
  • A rope with a noose, for hanging criminals; the gallows rope.
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  • A woman's garment covering the upper chest, a halter top.
  • Synonyms
    * headstall * headpiece * headcollar (British)

    Verb

  • To place a halter on.
  • What do you mean, you didn't halter the horses when we stopped for the night?

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who halts or limps; a cripple.
  • Anagrams

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    halser

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Alexander Pope)
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