What is the meaning of He hit the old weather-bird for three hundred bucks on a six-number ticket which Steve says in Act I Scene 1 of the play A Streetcar Named Desire?
Just answered on separate post but basically it means he won on a longshot bet. Children used to bet each other on who could hit the rooster weathervane on top of country barn…s. Ergo, hot the ol weather bird. (MORE)