Meaning of suspensory

sus•pen•so•ry

Pronunciation: (su-spen'su-rē), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ries,
—n.
  1. a supporting bandage, muscle, ligament, etc.
—adj.
  1. serving as a suspensory.
  2. suspending the operation of something.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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