Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


I could have had him hanged up by the neck—hanged like a dog—but I never did.

The princes were hanged up by their hand: they did not respect the persons of the ancients.

Of the fugitives, the men were either scourged back by the Spaniards into the city, or hanged up along the road-side.

Some were hanged up by their thumbs, others by the head, and burning things were hung on to their feet.

St. Philip was hanged up against a pillar at Hieropolis, a city of Phrygia.

The child's saying was also, in Latin verses, written in a table which was hanged up there.

Upon the willows in the midst thereof we hanged up our harps.

M. B. Would you not be glad, if their spirits were hanged up with them, to have a gown furred with some of their skins?

Two countrymen were ‘bound together with cords, and hanged up by their thumbs to a tree, there to hang all night.’