Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hang.

Etymologies

From hang +‎ -eth, the archaic third-person singular present tense suffix (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And verily she kepteth it up with the apostles after I was resurrected and decided to hangeth in Heaven for awhile.

    Archive 2009-02-22

  • He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing.

    Kirk Cameron attempts to debunk Darwin

  • I have made seven voyages, by each of which hangeth a marvellous tale, such as confoundeth the reason, and all this came to pass by doom of fortune and fate; for from what destiny doth write there is neither refuge nor flight.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • When I drew near, I saw a tent pitched, and fronted by a spear stuck in the ground, with a pennon flying131 and horses tethered and camels feeding, and said in myself, “Doubtless there hangeth some grave matter by this tent, for I see none other than it in the desert.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So being weary of contention, Abu Hasan entered into negotiations with the old women who procure matches, and married a maid like Canopus when he hangeth over the seas of Al – Hind.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Moreover, Allah discovered to him the ordinance of the planets and the scheme of their movements and the fixed stars; and he saw the contour of the land and sea, whereby he became informed with geometry, astrology and astronomy and mathematics and all that hangeth thereby; and he understood the causes and consequences of eclipses of the sun and moon.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • She said, It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that the cause of Miriam the Girdle-girl leaving her father and mother was a wondrous and thereby hangeth a marvellous tale.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The bright spot upon its summit is a dome of yellow laton from Andalusia, vaulted upon ten columns; and on its crown is a horseman who rideth a horse of brass and holdeth in hand a lance of laton; and there hangeth on his bosom a tablet of lead graven with names and talismans.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Habundia and said: Birdalone, my child, fair is the gold ring with the sapphire stone that the third finger of thy right hand beareth; seldom have I seen so fair a stone as that deep blue one; hangeth any tale thereby?

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree:

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.