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hang

verb condemn to death, corporal punishment, deprive of life, dispose of by death, end the life of a connemned, inflict capital punishment, inflict mortal punishhent, kill, murder, punish by death, punish with death, put to death, put to death according to law, slay, snuff out the life of, terminate the life of
Associated concepts: death by lethal injection, death penalty, electric chair, gas chamber, right to life
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But pretty much all of him was hidden under his outside garment, which of course was of chain mail, as I said, and hung straight from his shoulders to his ankles; and from his middle to the bottom, both before and behind, was divided, so that he could ride and let the skirts hang down on each side.
A man hangs at the end of a rope; they go to cut him down; the rope has disappeared.
We've forgotten, but--never mind, Brother, thy tail hangs down behind!
Tis to be changed," interposed Robin; "then shall the men armed with warrants go hang for all of us.
But the chief president had replied with his habitual coolness, without betraying either disturbance or surprise, that should the agitators refuse obedience to the king's wishes he would have gallows erected in the public squares and proceed at once to hang the most active among them.
Pick me up that knave, and hang him without ceremony.
I am bishop of Vannes, Monsieur de Biscarrat; and they no more shoot a bishop than they hang a gentleman.
Shrive thyself, thou vile knave, for I mean that thou shalt hang this day, and that where three roads meet, so that all men shall see thee hang, for carrion crows and daws to peck at.
Is there anybody else of your acquaintance who can afford to hang his walls with banknotes for pictures?
The Assassins chase Pinocchio, catch him, and hang him to the branch of a giant oak tree
if it was mine I'd have it hang in the sun all day long
They ran thus: "AN IMPENETRABLE MYSTERY SEEMS DESTINED TO HANG FOR EVER OVER THIS ACT OF MADNESS OR DESPAIR.