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hang·er / ˈhangər/ • n. 1. [in comb.] a person who hangs something: a wallpaper hanger. 2. (also coat hanger) a shaped piece of wood, plastic, or metal with a hook at the top, from which clothes may be hung in order to keep them in shape and free of creases. 3. something from which another thing hangs, such as a hook. 4. hist. a short sword that hung from a belt.

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hanger3 short sword. XV. prob. identical with prec.; cf. early modDu. hangher rapier, which may be the immed. source.

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hanger2 one who hangs; pendent or suspending object. XV. f. HANG + -ER1.

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hanger1 wood on a steep bank. OE. hangra, f. hangian HANG.

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