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Why turkey has the same name as Turkey
something easily attached to or mounted on another surface or object, as a turbocharger or transceiver in an automobile, a unit suspendable from shelving, or a portable soap dish.
pertaining to or denoting such an attachment:
A clumsy hang-on unit supplied the air conditioning.
noun, adj. use of verb phrase
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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