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 Hang Out.Hang by a Thread (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hangdog Look (A).
 
A guilty, shamefaced look.   1
        “Look a little brisker, man, and not so hangdog-like.”—Dickens.
 


 Hang Out.Hang by a Thread (To). 

 
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