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Origin of hanging
OTHER WORDS FROM hanginghang·ing·ly, adverbun·hang·ing, adjective
Words nearby hanging
Example sentences from the Web for hanging
Before any batwings get naked, Boublil trains her big brown bats to catch a hanging mealworm.Here’s what bats ‘see’ when they explore the world with sound|Carolyn Wilke|October 29, 2020|Science News For Students
The Dprodo features two utility drawers for small electronics and office supplies, and one file drawer with adjustable hanging bar to support either letter or legal sized files.
It boasts 68 inches of vertical storage space, two 28-inch hanging rods, and five shelves all in one unit, making it ideal for a combination of hanging garments and shoes, hats or other miscellaneous items.Garment racks for maximizing space in every type of room|PopSci Commerce Team|September 9, 2020|Popular Science
You’ll often see that in college teams, where easy days can turn into low-hanging-fruit-measurement contests.
Some “hanging judges” have handed down hundreds of death sentences at a time.
The first day of Liberty, I was hanging around waiting for Ford to come in.
I went to his joint once, back when I was first hanging out in New York, doing plays.
On Thursday night, Brinsley and this friend were hanging together.
The mistletoe must have been hanging right across the aisle on Capital Hill.
We have a shrewd idea that he may be hanging in the neighbourhood again very shortly.
In one prison he found a cell so narrow and noisome that the poor wretch who inhabited it begged as a mercy for hanging.History of the English People, Volume VIII (of 8)|John Richard Green
Against the wall was a large wardrobe closet; stage costumes were hanging in it.Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1930|Victor Rousseau
Some of the wretched men who were dragged before him he threatened with hanging unless they gave him most or all that they owned.Give Me Liberty|Thomas J. Wertenbaker
And he took with him his cane with the crook on the handle, hanging it over his paw.Bully and Bawly No-Tail|Howard R. Garis
British Dictionary definitions for hanging
- the putting of a person to death by suspending the body by the neck from a noose
- (as modifier)a hanging offence