1. One who hangs something:
a house painter who also works as a paperhanger.
2. A contrivance to which something hangs or by which something is hung, as:
3. A device around which a garment is draped for hanging from a hook or rod.
4. A loop or strap by which something is hung.
5. A bracket on the spring shackle of a motor vehicle, designed to hold it to the chassis.
6. A decorative strip of cloth hung on a garment or wall.
7. A short sword that may be hung from a belt.