Definition of thereby hangs a tale
- I realized where I had seen him before—and thereby hangs a tale.
: by that : by that means
: connected with or with reference to that
: to fasten to some elevated point without support from below : suspend
: to suspend by the neck until dead
: to fasten so as to allow free motion within given limits upon a point of suspension
: a usually imaginative narrative of an event : story
: an intentionally untrue report : falsehood
: a series of events or facts told or presented : account
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