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  • n. Plural form of halter.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of halter.


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  • Scripture is accounted lame which is counterfeit and dissembling, (in which sense hypocrites are properly called halters,) [1 Kings xviii.

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  • 'halters' are the organs of a fine equilibrating sense -- is perhaps the most specialised, structurally the 'highest' of all insects.

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  • It's debatable whether the best way for Cyrus to make her impending adulthood clear is to writhe about in boy shorts and chain-mail halters.

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  • Its impressive 40-foot glass front invites passersby into a vast space—2,200 square feet of floor area—filled with mannequins, glass cases and open shelves spread with enticing wares: denim cut-offs beside metallic leather sandals, vintage silver jewelry next to tie-dyed halters, Norma Kamali bathing suits and sequined scarves.

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  • I veto most tie-back halters, because most women just don't get enough lift from the bra top.

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  • Wear halters, flip flops, strapless or spaghetti-string tops or other revealing leisure clothes.

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  • Don't: Wear halters, flip flops, strapless or spaghetti-string tops, or other leisure clothes.

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  • Two young women in halters and shorts had appeared on the porch.

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  • Q: I notice many young women have no shame about letting their bra straps stick out in halters and tank tops.

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  • A knee-length sundress avoid halters is also a stylish choice.

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