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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hang·er /ˈhæŋɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hang·er n.
 1. One who hangs, or causes to be hanged; a hangman.
 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.
 3. That which hangs or is suspended, as a sword worn at the side; especially, in the 18th century, a short, curved sword.
 4. A steep, wooded declivity. [Eng.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a worker who hangs something
      2: anything from which something can be hung