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hanging offense

A crime, misdeed, or impropriety that is (hyperbolically) perceived to warrant death by hanging. Primarily heard in US. More...

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hanging offense — A crime, misdeed, or impropriety that is (hyperbolically) perceived to warrant death by hanging. Primarily heard in US.
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Hanging Offence

1. History
a crime that is punishable by hanging
legislation that removed witchcraft as a hanging offence


2. Something highly disapproved of; bad behaviour; something that should be punished
it's not a hanging offence


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hanging offense — A crime, misdeed, or impropriety that is (hyperbolically) perceived to warrant death by hanging. Primarily heard in US.
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