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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • (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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun architecture 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.

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