Found 4 items, similar to HANGING.
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n 1: decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a
window; “the cold castle walls were covered with
[syn: wall hanging
2: a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the
neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead; “in those days
the hanging of criminals was a public entertainment”
3: the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it
moves freely); “there was a small ceremony for the hanging
of the portrait”
English → English
(h[a^]ng), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hanged
(h[u^]ng); p. pr. & vb. n. Hanging
Usage: The use of hanged is preferable to that of hung, when
reference is had to death or execution by suspension,
and it is also more common.] [OE. hangen, hongien, v.
t. & i., AS. hangian, v. i., fr. h[=o]n, v. t. (imp.
heng, p. p. hongen); akin to OS. hang[=o]n, v. i., D.
hangen, v. t. & i., G. hangen, v. i, h["a]ngen, v. t.,
Icel. hanga, v. i., Goth. h[=a]han, v. t. (imp.
ha['i]hah), h[=a]han, v. i. (imp. hahaida), and perh.
to L. cunctari to delay. [root]37. ]
1. To suspend; to fasten to some elevated point without
support from below; -- often used with up or out; as, to
hang a coat on a hook; to hang up a sign; to hang out a
2. To fasten in a manner which will allow of free motion upon
the point or points of suspension; -- said of a pendulum,
a swing, a door, gate, etc.
3. To fit properly, as at a proper angle (a part of an
implement that is swung in using), as a scythe to its
snath, or an ax to its helve. [U. S.]
4. To put to death by suspending by the neck; -- a form of
capital punishment; as, to hang a murderer.
5. To cover, decorate, or furnish by hanging pictures,
trophies, drapery, and the like, or by covering with paper
hangings; -- said of a wall, a room, etc.
Hung be the heavens with black. --Shak.
And hung thy holy roofs with savage spoils.
6. To paste, as paper hangings, on the walls of a room.
7. To hold or bear in a suspended or inclined manner or
position instead of erect; to droop; as, he hung his head
Cowslips wan that hang the pensive head. --Milton.
8. To prevent from reaching a decision, esp. by refusing to
join in a verdict that must be unanimous; as, one
obstinate juror can hang a jury.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
To hang down
, to let fall below the proper position; to
bend down; to decline; as, to hang down the head, or,
elliptically, to hang the head.
To hang fire
(Mil.), to be slow in communicating fire
through the vent to the charge; as, the gun hangs fire;
hence, to hesitate, to hold back as if in suspense.
1. The act of suspending anything; the state of being
2. Death by suspension; execution by a halter.
3. That which is hung as lining or drapery for the walls of a
room, as tapestry, paper, etc., or to cover or drape a
door or window; -- used chiefly in the plural.
Now purple hangings clothe the palace walls.
1. Requiring, deserving, or foreboding death by the halter.
“What a hanging face!”
2. Suspended from above; pendent; as, hanging shelves.
3. Adapted for sustaining a hanging object; as, the hanging
post of a gate, the post which holds the hinges.
, a compass suspended so that the card may
be read from beneath.
, a garden sustained at an artificial
elevation by any means, as by the terraces at Babylon.
. See under Indentation
(Arch.), that rail of a door or casement to
which hinges are attached.
(Mining), the overhanging side of an inclined
or hading vein.
(a) Strips of the same stuff as the gown, hanging down the
back from the shoulders.
(b) Loose, flowing sleeves.
(a) That stile of a door to which hinges are secured.
(b) That upright of a window frame to which casements are
hinged, or in which the pulleys for sash windows are
(Mining), the upper wall of inclined vein, or
that which hangs over the miner's head when working in the