hangings

  • 1 hangings — hang·ing || hæŋɪŋ n. act of suspending; act of executing by suspending by the neck (from a gallows, gibbet, etc.) …

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  • 2 hangings — n. pl. Drapery, tapestry …

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  • 3 Paper hangings — Paper Pa per (p[=a] p[ e]r), n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. pa pyros. Cf. {Papyrus}.] 1. A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Chamber hangings — Chamber Cham ber, n. [F. chambre, fr. L. camera vault, arched roof, in LL. chamber, fr. Gr. ? anything with a vaulted roof or arched covering; cf. Skr. kmar to be crooked. Cf. {Camber}, {Camera}, {Comrade}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A retired room, esp …

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  • 5 paper hangings — paper hangings, = wallpaper. (Cf. ↑wallpaper) …

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  • 6 pot-hangings — …

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  • 7 Dossal —    Hangings of silk or other material placed at the back of the Altar as a decoration and to hide the bare wall. The dossal is used where there is no reredos and usually is of the Church color for the Festival or Season. Derived from the Latin… …

    American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • 8 tapestry — tapestrylike, adj. /tap euh stree/, n., pl. tapestries, v., tapestried, tapestrying. n. 1. a fabric consisting of a warp upon which colored threads are woven by hand to produce a design, often pictorial, used for wall hangings, furniture… …

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  • 9 interior design — 1. the design and coordination of the decorative elements of the interior of a house, apartment, office, or other structural space, including color schemes, fittings, furnishings, and sometimes architectural features. 2. the art, business, or… …

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  • 10 Mahmoud Asgari and Ayaz Marhoni — being prepared for execution by hanging. Mahmoud Asgari, 16[citation needed], (Persian: محمود عسگري) and Ayaz Marhoni, 18 …

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  • 11 Hanging — is the lethal suspension of a person by a ligature. The Oxford English Dictionary states that hanging in this sense is specifically to put to death by suspension by the neck, although it formerly also referred to crucifixion. The preferred past… …

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  • 12 Museum of Inuit Art — Coordinates: 43°38′20.0″N 79°22′49.9″W / 43.63889°N 79.380528°W / 43.63889; 79.380528 …

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  • 13 Exodus 38 — 1 And he made the altar of burnt offering of shittim wood: five cubits was the length thereof, and five cubits the breadth thereof; it was foursquare; and three cubits the height thereof. 2 And he made the horns thereof on the four corners of it; …

    The King James version of the Bible

  • 14 Capital punishment in Maryland — Capital punishment is a legal form of judicial punishment in the U.S. state of Maryland. It has been in use in the state since June 20, 1638, when two men were hanged for piracy in St. Mary s County. A total of 309 people were executed by a… …

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  • 15 Betula papyracea — Paper Pa per (p[=a] p[ e]r), n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. pa pyros. Cf. {Papyrus}.] 1. A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be… …

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  • 16 Business paper — Paper Pa per (p[=a] p[ e]r), n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. pa pyros. Cf. {Papyrus}.] 1. A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be… …

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  • 17 Fly paper — Paper Pa per (p[=a] p[ e]r), n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. pa pyros. Cf. {Papyrus}.] 1. A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be… …

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  • 18 Laid paper — Paper Pa per (p[=a] p[ e]r), n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. pa pyros. Cf. {Papyrus}.] 1. A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be… …

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  • 19 on paper — Paper Pa per (p[=a] p[ e]r), n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. pa pyros. Cf. {Papyrus}.] 1. A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be… …

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  • 20 Paper — Pa per (p[=a] p[ e]r), n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. pa pyros. Cf. {Papyrus}.] 1. A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be used in… …

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