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English → English (gcide) Definition: Hanging stile Hanging \Hang"ing\, a. 1. Requiring, deserving, or foreboding death by the halter. “What a hanging face!” --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Suspended from above; pendent; as, hanging shelves. [1913 Webster] 3. Adapted for sustaining a hanging object; as, the hanging post of a gate, the post which holds the hinges. [1913 Webster] Hanging compass, a compass suspended so that the card may be read from beneath. Hanging garden, a garden sustained at an artificial elevation by any means, as by the terraces at Babylon. Hanging indentation. See under Indentation. Hanging rail (Arch.), that rail of a door or casement to which hinges are attached. Hanging side (Mining), the overhanging side of an inclined or hading vein. Hanging sleeves. (a) Strips of the same stuff as the gown, hanging down the back from the shoulders. (b) Loose, flowing sleeves. Hanging stile. (Arch.) (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 fastened. Hanging wall (Mining), the upper wall of inclined vein, or that which hangs over the miner's head when working in the vein. [1913 Webster] Stile \Stile\, n. [OE. stile, AS. stigel a step, a ladder, from st[=i]gan to ascend; akin to OHG. stigila a stile. [root]164. See Sty, v. i., and cf. Stair.] 1. A step, or set of steps, for ascending and descending, in passing a fence or wall. [1913 Webster] There comes my master . . . over the stile, this way. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Over this stile in the way to Doubting Castle. --Bunyan. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) One of the upright pieces in a frame; one of the primary members of a frame, into which the secondary members are mortised. [1913 Webster] Note: In an ordinary door the principal upright pieces are called stiles, the subordinate upright pieces mullions, and the crosspieces rails. In wainscoting the principal pieces are sometimes called stiles, even when horizontal. [1913 Webster] Hanging stile, Pulley stile. See under Hanging, and Pulley. [1913 Webster]

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