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hanging
'hanging' - used as an adjective
1. supported from above

'hanging' - used as a noun
2. decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
the cold castle walls were covered with hangings
3. 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
4. the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)
there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait
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