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Definitions of hanging:

part of speech: noun

The act of putting to death by hanging.

part of speech: participial adjective

Dangling; suggesting or involving death as a criminal.

part of speech: noun

Death by the halter: that which is hung, as drapery, etc.:- used chiefly in pl.

part of speech: noun

Death by a halter.

part of speech: adjective

Deserving death by hanging.

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Authority to act at discretion; permission; leave; unrestrained liberty; legal permission; as, an automobile license; permitted variation from a rule; as, poetic license. ...

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