Halt vs Hant - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between halt and hant
is that halt
is while hant
is to strip, peel (bark).
From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) . English usage in the sense of 'make a halt' is from the noun. Cognate with North Frisian (m), Swedish (m).
(label) To limp; move with a limping gait.
(label) To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; hesitate; be uncertain; linger; delay; mammer.
* Bible, 1 Kings xviii. 21
(label) To be lame, faulty, or defective, as in connection with ideas, or in measure, or in versification.
- How long halt ye between two opinions?
From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) . More at (l).
(lb) To stop marching.
(lb) To stop either temporarily or permanently.
*:And it was while all were passionately intent upon the pleasing and snake-like progress of their uncle that a young girl in furs, ascending the stairs two at a time, peeped perfunctorily into the nursery as she passed the hallway—and halted amazed.
(lb) To bring to a stop.
(lb) To cause to discontinue.
A cessation, either temporary or permanent.
A minor railway station (usually unstaffed) in the United Kingdom.
- Without any halt they marched.
(etyl) healt (verb (healtian)), from (etyl) . Cognate with Danish halt, Swedish halt.
(archaic) Lame, limping.
* 1526 , William Tyndale, trans. Bible , Mark IX:
* Bible, Luke xiv. 21
- It is better for the to goo halt into lyfe, then with ij. fete to be cast into hell [...].
- Bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt , and the blind.
* 1610 , , act 4 scene 1
- Do not smile at me that I boast her off,
- For thou shalt find she will outstrip all praise,
- And make it halt behind her.
(dated) Lameness; a limp.