hal·​ter·​break ˈhȯl-tər-ˌbrāk How to pronounce halterbreak (audio)
halterbroke ˈhȯl-tər-ˌbrōk How to pronounce halterbreak (audio) ; halterbroken ˈhȯl-tər-ˌbrō-kən How to pronounce halterbreak (audio) ; halterbreaking

transitive verb

: to break to a halter
halterbreak a colt

Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of halterbreak was in 1837

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Cite this Entry

“Halterbreak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/halterbreak. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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