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English definition of “halter”

halter

noun [C] (ROPE)    /ˈhɒl.tər/ US  /ˈhɑːl.t̬ɚ/
a piece of rope or a leather strap that is tied around an animal's head so that it can be led by someone or tied to somethingCords, ropes, cables and string
(Definition of halter noun (ROPE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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