halt

Part of speech: verb

To stop.

Part of speech: noun

The act of limping; lameness.

Part of speech: verb

To limp; falter; hesitate.

Part of speech: adjective

Limping; lame.

Part of speech: noun

A complete stop, as of marching troops.

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Usage examples "halt":

  1. After that experience of a few years before on the ice- pan, Grenfell would not have been to blame if he had called a halt and said, " No, not out there! - "Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North", Fullerton Waldo.
  2. And here the chief called a halt. - "Stingaree", E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung.
  3. Not till he had engine trouble did the driver halt. - "Across the Fruited Plain", Florence Crannell Means.