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hang

Forensics verb
To suspend a thing or person by a rope, cord or other object.
 
Medspeak
To place a blood product or volume expander on a pole or other device above the patient’s heart so that an IV infusion occurs by gravity and the rate is controlled by a valve.
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Hanged in 1949, Haigh murdered six people for their property and pensions before dissolving their bodies in acid.
'No one can be censored in a democratic society,' Khan said, asserting: 'Criminals are not hanged in public in a democratic society.
The last time such a hanging rope was brought to Tihar jail was when Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was to be hanged. The execution took place three months after the rope was procured.
The same day, we decided that he will be hanged on the 21st.
"Brian Chandler was the last person hanged in Durham.
His best friend David Dilling, of Pyle, hanged himself six weeks later on February 18, 2007, from a tree behind Pyle police station.
Six young men have hanged themselves in the same county borough in the past year.
First published in 2003, and now available in a very affordable paperback edition, The London Hanged: Crime and Civil Society in the Eighteenth Century is a close study of capital punishment in eighteenth-century London and the implications that can be drawn from it as relevant to issues of the modern day.
Three months ago, at the last public hanging, the neck of the criminal who was hanged was badly cut by the rope.
At least by the early seventeenth century it had been noted that hanged men frequently developed an erection and even ejaculated while strangling, and sexual asphyxiation became a treatment for impotency.
The first names listed here are those of the original thirty-nine who were sentenced to be hanged at Mankato by President Abraham Lincoln (one was reprieved at the last moment).
Peter Patterson, aged 74, was hanged at Morpeth in 1761 for taking part in a riot.