They are the pothooks and hangers of surgery, and I have gone that far.
The other fellows are just hangers on—camp followers, so to speak.
Bosco Blithers, professor of penmanship and author of “Pot-hooks and Hangers.”
Some ran to the guns, others got hold of their hangers and small-arms.
“If we do, we must keep one eye open and our hangers by our sides,” observed Tubbs.