hanging

Part of speech: noun

The act of suspending; execution on the gallows.

Part of speech: noun

Drapery for a room, as tapestry.

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Usage examples "hanging":

  1. That accounts for the charge hanging together. - "For the Allinson Honor", Harold Bindloss.
  2. I believe that I understand the position- they've been hanging fire, haven't they? - "Vane of the Timberlands", Harold Bindloss.
  3. In fact, she seems to me much better than while the fellow was hanging about. - "Washington Square", Henry James.