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English Dictionary: hanger by the DICT Development Group
3 results for hanger
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hanger
n
  1. a worker who hangs something
  2. anything from which something can be hung
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Bridle iron \Bri"dle i`ron\ (Arch.)
      A strong flat bar of iron, so bent as to support, as in a
      stirrup, one end of a floor timber, etc., where no sufficient
      bearing can be had; -- called also {stirrup} and {hanger}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Hanger \Hang"er\, n.
      1. One who hangs, or causes to be hanged; a hangman.
  
      2. That by which a thing is suspended. Especially:
            (a) A strap hung to the girdle, by which a dagger or sword
                  is suspended.
            (b) (Mach.) A part that suspends a journal box in which
                  shafting runs. See Illust. of {Countershaft}.
            (c) A bridle iron.
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