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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a worker who hangs something;

2. anything from which something can be hung;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hanger \Hang"er\ (-[~e]r), n. 1. One who hangs, or causes to be hanged; a hangman. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 3. That which hangs or is suspended, as a sword worn at the side; especially, in the 18th century, a short, curved sword. [1913 Webster] 4. A steep, wooded declivity. [Eng.] --Gilbert White. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hanger n 1: a worker who hangs something 2: anything from which something can be hung
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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