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Fling Herself at my Head (To)

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

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

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Fleshly School (The)
Fleta
Fleur-de-Luce
Fleurs-de-Lys
Flibbertigibbet
Flic (French)
Flick
Flies
Fling
Fling Herself at my Head (To)
Flins [a stone]
Flint
Flint Implements
Flint Jack
Flipper
Flirt
Flittermouse
Flo (Old French)
Floated (Stock Exchange term)
Floaters (Stock Exchange term)