Definition of Straight hang

1. Noun. A hang performed on the rings or parallel bars with the body erect and the arms at the sides.

Generic synonyms: Hang

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Straight Hang

straight as an arrow
straight away
straight bat
straight chain
straight chair
straight dinkum
straight edge
straight edges
straight face
straight flush
straight flushes
straight flute
straight forward
straight from the horse's mouth
straight from the shoulder
straight hang (current term)
straight hit
straight life insurance
straight line
straight lines
straight man
straight men
straight off
straight out
straight out of the chute
straight peen hammer
straight person
straight pin
straight poker
straight pool

Literary usage of Straight hang

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Bookman (1897)
"Molly, however, encouraged her to wear straight-hang- bluish garments with a shining girdle that comported with her Burne-Jones type of beauty. ..."

2. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1904)
"ACE WORKED SEVENTEENTH CENTURY With regard to the flatness of the ends and their straight hang we are told in a " Treatise upon the Mode, or Farewell to ..."

3. The Female Poets of Great Britain: Chronologically Arranged: with Copious by Frederic Rowton (1849)
"When skilful traders first set up, To draw the people to their shop, They straight hang out some gaudy sign, Expressive of the goods within. ..."

4. Things a Lady Would Like to Know Concerning Domestic Management and Expenditure by Henry Southgate (1875)
"Truss the head under the wing, and the legs straight; hang them to the fire, legs downward; baste with butter, and dredge the birds lightly with flour; ..."

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