What does the word hanger mean?

Usage examples for hanger

  1. " Did you mean to let all those barrels off, and then go in and finish the wounded with that terrible hanger? – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  2. His dress was most extraordinary- a scarlet robe with a crimson hanger. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  3. I haven't the time- I tell you frankly- to be a tame cat and a hanger- on and one of your collection! – The Twelfth Hour by Ada Leverson