halter (n.)
rope with a noose [for hanging]
1H4 II.iv.318[Prince Hal to Bardolph, of the meaning of Bardolph's exhalations] if rightly taken, halter
1H4 II.iv.484[Falstaff to Prince Hal] I hope I shall as soon be strangled with a halter as another
KL I.iv.317[Fool to all] If my cap would buy a halter
KL III.iv.52[Edgar as Poor Tom to Lear, of the fiend] that hath laid ... halters in his pew [i.e. as a temptation to suicide]
MV IV.i.376[Gratiano to all, of Shylock's punishment] A halter gratis!
Oth IV.ii.135[Emilia to Desdemona, of the one who slandered Desdemona] A halter pardon him
Tit V.i.47[Lucius to soldiers, of Aaron] A halter ... Hang him on this tree
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