Definition of "Hanging" :
noun: the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)
"There was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait."
noun: a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead
"In those days the hanging of criminals was a public entertainment."
noun: decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
"The cold castle walls were covered with hangings."