hang (someone or oneself) by the neck(redirected from hang himself by the neck)
hang (someone or oneself) by the neck
To kill someone or oneself by hanging. Around these parts, they hang criminals like you by the neck.
hang someone by the neck
to execute someone or kill oneself by tying a noose around the neck and dropping the victim in order to break the neck or strangle the victim. The executioner hanged him by the neck until he died. He hanged himself by the neck.