Lewis & Short

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halter, ēris, m., = ἁλτήρ, in gymnastics, leaden weights held in the hands in leaping exercises, to add to the impetus of the body, the dumb-bells of modern gymnastics, Mart. 14, 49, 1; 7, 67, 6 (pure Lat. manipuli, Cael. Aur. Tard. 5, 2, 38).