wall hanger[′wȯl ‚haŋ·ər]
A bracket installed in a masonry wall to support the end of a horizontal member.
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A support of steel or cast iron, partially built into a wall for carrying the end of a structural timber, when the timber itself is not to be built into the wall.
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A stirrup or bracket built into a masonry wall to carry the end of a horizontal member.
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