Hung


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Hung

(hŭng),
C. F., Taiwanese physician. See: Hung method.
References in classic literature ?
And yet, I had rather not have either him or the armour hung up," said Don Quixote, "that it may not be said, 'for good service a bad return.
He approached La Ramee and showing him the crawfish hung up by the thread:
Tis this: when we escape together, that I shall go everywhere and be always first; for if my lord should be overtaken and caught, there's every chance of his being brought back to prison, whereas if I am caught the least that can befall me is to be -- hung.
I must call your attention to the fact," continued the king, "that you will be hung all the same.
Then he got into the nest, reared the stave in it as a mast, and hung up his shirt for a sail.
He was extremely old--so old that his withered skin hung about him in loose folds and did not look like skin.
Had them by me when the bank failed, and I had 'em framed and hung up, partly as a reminder not to put your trust in banks, and partly to give me a real luxurious, millionairy feeling.
In the middle of the wall hung a picture representing a beautiful lady, so young, so glad, but dressed quite as in former times, with clothes that stood quite stiff, and with powder in her hair; she neither said "thankee, thankee
He unfastened it as he spoke, and was just going to throw it into the bushes, when a sudden thought seemed to strike him, and he hung it carefully on a tree.
He closed his eyes, opened his mouth, stretched out his legs, and hung there, as if he were dead.
How do you suppose you could tell how hot it was, or how cold it was, if the thermometer hung in the sun all day?
I had a short jacket of goat's skin, the skirts coming down to about the middle of the thighs, and a pair of open-kneed breeches of the same; the breeches were made of the skin of an old he-goat, whose hair hung down such a length on either side that, like pantaloons, it reached to the middle of my legs; stockings and shoes I had none, but had made me a pair of somethings, I scarce knew what to call them, like buskins, to flap over my legs, and lace on either side like spatterdashes, but of a most barbarous shape, as indeed were all the rest of my clothes.