Hang One's Hat Meaning
(chiefly US, idiomatic) To reside; to call a place home.
Example: 1987 April, Sanger and Linda Shafer (authors), George Strait (singer), â€œAll My Exâ€™s Live in Texasâ€, MCA Records:
But all my exâ€™s live in Texas
And thatâ€™s why I hang my hat in Tennessee
2003, Jake Logan, Slocum and the Undertakers, ISBN 9781101167311, ch. 10 (Google online preview):
â€œWhere does Hobart hang his hat?â€ Slocum asked.
â€œHis spread's up north, east of the Chugwater, and maybe north some.â€