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  • v. Present participle of halter.


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  • Rather than attack animal trading at the surface, Salinas is haltering its demand from the outset.

    Wendy Diamond: Stopping the Amazon Monkey Business!

  • This comes after many years of persistence toward other treatment "cures" with many significant strides forward, but also, unfortunately, some haltering strides as well.

    Julie Chen, M.D.: Do We Have a Functional Cure for HIV Yet?

  • Therefore, however hesitant and haltering our strides may be at times, the key is to make sure that those strides continue to confidently move forward for the benefit of future generations to come.

    Julie Chen, M.D.: Do We Have a Functional Cure for HIV Yet?

  • It is the opinion of this writer that both approaches to haltering the rampant adventurism of this administration are too little and too late.


  • But that traveller had in the meantime gone stealthily round to the back of the homestead, and peering along the pinion-end of the house Roger discerned him unbridling and haltering his horse with his own hands in the shed there.

    A Changed Man

  • At length we stopped for good, long after midnight; and I was rolled up in my cloak and asleep in a most comfortable little sand-grave before Tafas had done knee-haltering my camel.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • Margo finally mastered haltering and bridling, moved on to saddling, then spent twenty minutes exercising her hack on a lunge line to learn the difference in its gaits and learned to judge what it took to control a horse from the ground.

    Time Scout

  • It seems, -- for so he was used himself to tell the tale, -- that he entered the Indian pound with the resolution to fulfil Nathan's instructions to the letter; and he accordingly selected four of the best animals of the herd, which he succeeded in haltering without difficulty or noise.

    Nick of the Woods

  • We then descended into the valley, and, entering a kraal, off saddled, knee-haltering our horses.

    South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 1 (of 6) From the Foundation of Cape Colony to the Boer Ultimatum of 9th Oct. 1899

  • They have caused more horses to hurt or kill themselves, than would pay for twice the cost of all the leather halters that have ever been needed for the purpose of haltering colts.

    The Arabian Art of Taming and Training Wild and Vicious Horses


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