pitch and toss love

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a game played by tossing up a coin, and calling “Heads or tails;”

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Examples

  • Downes could not be everywhere at once: and Cheeky used to be caught at pitch and toss or marbles in unswept Museum Street.

    The Life of John Ruskin

  • Something about the angle of the wind the past days had made the perpetual pitch and toss of the boat even more quease-inducing than usual.

    Locked Rooms

  • A young woman never cares anything for an unlicked cub, nine years younger than herself, unless Fate has played pitch and toss with her heart's true love.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great

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