halter

Halter \Hal"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Haltered} (-t[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Haltering}.] To tie by the neck with a rope, strap, or halter; to put a halter on; to subject to a hangman's halter. ``A haltered neck.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]