Off the Hooks

Indisposed and unable to work. A door or gate off the hooks is unhinged, and does not work properly. Also, dead.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Off the Hooks from Fact Monster:

Related Content