noun, plural sus·pen·so·ries.
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And finally, contraction of the suspensory ligament is of rare occurrence.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
The tearing of the suspensory ligament on the inner side may be assisted by the cutting edge of the needle during depression.
Small suspensory paint pot, used in the decoration of the paraphernalia of the God of War—A-hai-i-ta—in times of peace.Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained|James Stevenson
It was the suspensory clause which enabled Henry to coerce the Pope, and he was not slow to take advantage of it.A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2)|Thomas M. Lindsay
An Example of a "Suspensory Bill" would be a small account from your haberdasher's for a pair of braces.