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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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But Chris Thomas of Netherton recalls one he encountered 40 years ago with a seriously long drop - on the side of Mount Everest.
Chair of the judging panel, Lee Randall, stated: "The Long Drop by Denise Mina transports us back to dark, grimy Glasgow, telling the social history of a particular strata of society via the grubby, smokey pubs favoured by crooks and chancers.
Unloading of product as with the loading is undertaken via a second 9000mm long drop section allowing operators to lower the stationary finished painted product down to a suitable unload height, upon removal of product the empty flight bar rises back to high level and is transported back to the load drop section, check gates are fitted at the drop sections to ensure safe removal of product.
The contestants all leapt from a helicopter - with Lady Colin Campbell appearing to scream her head off on the long drop.
Get ready-made curtains, they're much cheaper than bespoke but hard to find if you have high ceilings and need a long drop.
That long drop was on its way to legendary status until a video emerged indicating that it hadn't been as clean as all that.
plunged back into our Saturday night viewing slot eight weeks ago, with the likes of TV presenter Michaela Strachan, ex-EastEnder Ricky Groves and Hollyoaks actress Gemma Merna among the first to brave the long drop.
This week, things get doubly difficult as his team is hamstrung not only by his lavender tweed outfit, but by the fact that his maverick medical magician, Homer Jackson (Adam Rothenberg), is locked up, looking at a long drop from a short rope for a murder he didn't commit.
According to the report, the euro zone's troubles add to the woes of Japanese automakers, which are in for a sharp, long drop in domestic vehicle sales after the government's subsidies on some fuel-efficient vehicles ended in September.
A real drama queen, Rebecca did not listen and when the family ends up living in a run-down shack and she's forced to use a long drop, she is not impressed and causes problems.
When you're approaching a sharp turn overlooking a long drop, it's a little late to wonder if you've lubed your M113A3's steering control bearings.
It appeared that the long drop in the rate of inflation, since it topped off at 29.