1. a. any support, such as a hook, strap, peg, or loop, on or by which something may be hung
b. See coat hanger
2. a. a person who hangs something
b. (in combination) paperhanger
3. (Engineering / Automotive Engineering) a bracket designed to attach one part of a mechanical structure to another, such as the one that attaches the spring shackle of a motor car to the chassis
4. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Forestry) a wood on a steep hillside, characteristically beech growing on chalk in southern England
5. (Military / Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms))
a. a loop or strap on a sword belt from which a short sword or dagger was hung
b. the weapon itself
Do you pronounce this word with a soft "ng" sound? Or do you pronounce it with a hard g?
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