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 Fling.Flins [a stone]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fling Herself at my Head (To).
 
To make desperate love to a man; to angle obviously to catch a certain individual for a husband.   1
        “‘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.
 


 Fling.Flins [a stone]. 

 
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