hang up (one's) fiddle

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hang up (one's) fiddle

To retire from something. I've been at the company for 30 years, so it's time for me to hang up my fiddle.
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hang up your fiddle

retire from business; give up an undertaking. chiefly US
See also: fiddle, hang, up
References in classic literature ?
It is necessary for human health, so all the preachers say, and Heaven knows I've never been afraid of it.
Is it not evident that if the ether were affected to the degree which he maintains, and if it were obnoxious to human health, the result of it would already be apparent upon ourselves?