| Share
 

Fling Herself at my Head

(To). To make desperate love to a man; to angle obviously to catch a certain individual for a husband.

“`Coxcomb?' said Lance; `why, 'twas but last night the whole family saw her ... fling herself at my head.'” —Sir W. Scott: Peveril of the Peak, chap. vii.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Fling Herself at my Head from Infoplease:

Related Content

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring