Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of halt.

Etymologies

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halt + -eth

Examples

  • Behold, at that time I will undo all that afflict thee: and I will save her that halteth, and gather her that was driven out; and I will get them praise and fame in every land where they have been put to shame.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • ¶ In that day, saith the LORD, will I assemble her that halteth, and I will gather her that is driven out, and her that I have afflicted; and I will make her that halted a remnant, and her that was cast far off a strong nation: and the LORD shall reign over them in mount Zion from henceforth, even for ever.

    Micah 4.

  • In that day, saith the Lord, I will gather up her that halteth: and her that I had cast out, I will gather up: and her whom I had afflicted.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete

  • Behold I will cut off all that have afflicted thee at that time: and I will save her that halteth, and will gather her that was cast out: and I will get them praise, and a name, in all the land where they had been put to confusion.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete

  • Christ Jesus, that he will assemble her that halteth, and gather her that is driven out, and her that is afflicted.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • Ben Jonson never penned a more delicate or classical compliment, albeit it halteth a little.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 358, August 1845

  • [124] A true lover accomplisheth the counsel of his beloved rather than his commandment; the indifferent lover halteth at the commandment, but suffereth the counsel to go over him.

    The Following of Christ.

  • And in the meanwhile, you may believe, good mine host, what I have said, and take to you your books, and agree with their truths or leasings as you please, and much good may it do you; and I pray God that you halt not in time on the foot that your guest Don Quixote halteth.

    The Fourth Book. V. Treating of That Which Befel All Don Quixote His Train in the Inn

  • “Her that halteth,” the child of “ifs” and “buts” and fears and indecision, she shall lose her halting and obtain a firm and confident step.

    The Passion for Souls

  • The fox halteth always, for the right legs are shorter than the left legs.

    Mediaeval Lore from Bartholomew Anglicus

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