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hanging

the putting of a person to death by suspending the body by the neck from a noose. Now abolished in the UK.

HANGING, punishment. Death by the halter, or the suspending of a criminal, condemned to suffer death, by the neck, until life is extinct. A mode of capital punishment.

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Until recently, I measured my black powder charges using a dipper, then poured them through a long drop tube.
And as certain as it appears United will be champions, Reading lookdestined for the long drop.
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A Long drop goal followed by a superb try from the Saints scrum-half pushed the game beyond Salford's reach.
I think St Helens will win by one or two points but I don't think it will be a Long drop goal which will win it," said the dual-code star.
Rotherham resorted to long drop goals to try and secure a bonus point, but it was their 11th consecutive defeat.
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From long drop earrings as seen on Amy Adams, to Julianne Moore's emerald pinky ring, Hollywood's leading actresses chose to showcase their jewels in naturally white platinum settings that truly enhance the brilliance of diamonds and colored gemstones.