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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bridle  iron  \Bri"dle  i`ron\  (Arch.) 
  A  strong  flat  bar  of  iron,  so  bent  as  to  support,  as  in  a 
  stirrup,  one  end  of  a  floor  timber,  etc.,  where  no  sufficient 
  bearing  can  be  had  --  called  also  {stirrup}  and  {hanger}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hanger  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hanger 
  n  :  anything  from  which  something  can  be  hung 




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