pitch woo

pitch (the) woo

Inf. to kiss and caress; to woo someone. (Old but still heard.) They were out by the barn pitching woo. Old Ted can hardly see any more, but he can still pitch the woo.
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pitch woo

Court, make love to, flatter, as in They sat on the porch swing, pitching woo, or He's an excellent salesman, adept at pitching woo. This idiom, which may be obsolescent, uses pitch in the sense of "talk." [Slang; early 1800s]
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pitch woo

verb
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Feisty, freedom-loving Jewel is unimpressed by Blu's feeble attempts to pitch woo, and can think only of breaking out of her cage.
Julie Harris and James Dean pitch woo in the film version of John Steinbeck's ``East of Eden,'' Saturday at LACMA.
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Lacrosse champion and sports star Oz (Chris Klein (a remarkable ringer for a young Keanu Reeves) is too busy playing on the pitch to pitch woo to women.