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
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