Webster 1913 Edition
Requiring, deserving, or foreboding death by the halter.“What a hanging face!”
Suspended from above; pendent;
Adapted for sustaining a hanging object;
hangingpost 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.–
that rail of a door or casement to which hinges are attached.–
the overhanging side of an inclined or hading vein.–
Strips of the same stuff as the gown, hanging down the back from the shoulders.
Loose, flowing sleeves.–
That stile of a door to which hinges are secured.
That upright of a window frame to which casements are hinged, or in which the pulleys for sash windows are fastened.–
the upper wall of inclined vein, or that which hangs over the miner’s head when working in the vein.
The act of suspending anything; the state of being suspended.
Death by suspension; execution by a halter.
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.
hangingsclothe the palace walls.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Being suspended; dangling; swinging.
2.Foreboding death by the halter.
What a hanging face!
3.Requiring punishment by the halter; as a hanging matter.
No purple hangings clothe the palace walls.
1.Death by the halter; as hard words or hanging.