HALT, verb intransitive
1. To stop in walking; to hold. In military affairs, the true sense is retained, to stop in a march. The army halted at noon.
2. To limp; that is, to stop with lameness.
3. To hesitate; to stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do.
How long halt ye between two opinions? 1 Kings 18:21.
4. To fail; to falter; as a halting sonnet.
HALT, verb transitive To stop; to cause to cease marching; a military term. The general halted his troops for refreshment.
HALT, adjective Lame; that is, holding or stopping in walking.
Bring hither the poor, the maimed, the halt and the blind. Luke 14:21.
HALT, noun A stopping; a stop in marching.
The troops made a halt at the bridge.
1. The act of limping.