set one's cap at love

set one's cap at

Definitions

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  • v. to choose the man as a potential husband (of a girl). Or, more generally, to choose something as a goal.

Etymologies

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Probably from French nautical expression ‘mettre le cap sur’, ‘to set a course for’.

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