hook and ladder
Origin of hook and ladder
Examples from the Web for hook and ladder
A pumper and a hook-and-ladder truck swung around the corner, lurching to a stop.The Secret Pact|Mildred A. Wirt
The last he saw of the cab or of the cabman was near the house of the hook-and-ladder company east of the French Market.Waring's Peril|Charles King
The fire alarm had been given and several engines and a hook-and-ladder company dashed on the scene.Joe The Hotel Boy|Horatio Alger Jr.
A hook-and-ladder company now coming up, an effort was made to clap a ladder against the fugitive, but it could not be done.
She looked at that telephone like a person in the fourth story of a house afire looks at the hook-and-ladder man.The Annals of Ann|Kate Trimble Sharber