hanging

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hanging

1. 
a. the putting of a person to death by suspending the body by the neck from a noose
b. (as modifier): a hanging offence
2. a decorative textile such as a tapestry or drapery hung on a wall or over a window
3. situated on a steep slope or in a high place

hanging

[′haŋ·iŋ]
(geology)
(metallurgy)
Sticking or wedging of part of the charge in a blast furnace.

hanging

1. The mounting of a door on its frame on hinges.
2. The mounting of an operable window sash in its frame.
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Whodunit is no mystery, here: The story turns on the fate of the elderly Catholic recluse who admitted shooting a Protestant neighbor to death in 1852: Will he hang for murder, or did he act in self-defense?
Crow Dog was arrested and tried by a federal territorial court and sentenced to hang for murder.
With the pair set to hang for murder, the older of the two is offered an unorthodox deal.