String Up Meaning

(transitive, idiomatic) To concatenate; to link in a line.

Example: 1911, Fergus Hume, Red Money, ch. 8:
  I'd string up the whole lot if I had my way, Silver. Poachers and blackguards every one of them.
2003, J. Barry and E. Thomas, "Boots, Bytes and Bombs," Newsweek, 17 Feb.:
  After years of brutal repression, any member of Saddam's palace guard stands to be strung up from the nearest lamppost by a vengeful Iraqi populace.
1818, Sir Walter Scott, Rob Roy, ch. 13:
  "And now, my friend," said the Captain, "let us understand each other. You have confessed yourself a spy, and should string up to the next tree."
2007, Brigid Schulte, "Escaping a Painful Past To Find a Shaky Future," Washington Post, 7 Mar. (retrieved 24 Jan. 2009):
  He has scars on his ankles, feet and hands from where they strung him up with ropes and beat him.
  to string up a sentence