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  • n. A strong flat bar of iron, bent so as to support, as in a stirrup, one end of a floor timber, etc. where no sufficient bearing can be had.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A steel or wroughtiron loop or frame for supporting the end of a beam from a wall or another beam; a joisthanger.

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