Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old practice. To remain undetermined. "It has hung long enough; it is time it were made an end of." Holt, C. J., 1 Show. 77. Thus, the present participle means pending; during the pendency. "If the tenant alien, hanging the prœcipe." Co. Litt. 266a.