pendulous, dangling ...1653 obs. rare
from French pendiller (to dangle, to hang) + -atory
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1653 - see EXAMPLE below
"...I have seen above five hundred hanged, but I never saw any have a better countenance in his dangling and pendilatory swagging; truly if I had so good a one, I would willingly hang thus all my life-time;..."
From: The First Book of the Works of Mr. Francis Rabelais, Doctor in Physick
- François Rabelais