halt

Halt \Halt\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Halted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Halting}.] 1. To hold one's self from proceeding; to hold up; to cease progress; to stop for a longer or shorter period; to come to a stop; to stand still. [1913 Webster] 2. To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; to hesitate; to be uncertain. [1913 Webster] How long halt ye between two opinions? --1 Kings xviii. 21. [1913 Webster]