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  Definition of hanging
  1. the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely); "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait"
  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. decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window; "the cold castle walls were covered with hangings"
Similar Words: suspension, dangling, wall hanging

 

Hyponyms: dossal, dossel, Kakemono, lambrequin, tapestry, arras

 

Derivational Morphology: hang, dangle, suspend, string up, hang up

 

Anagrams: anhinga, Ghanian, hang in, nigh(a)

 

 
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