1. (US) to seize or grab; usu. as mitten onto.
|Man o’ War 179: Both Flukes and Bowser, mittened onto de article in question, with the rapidity of greased lightning [HDAS].|
2. to reject (someone) as a lover.
|DA].Farm Ballads (1882) 19: Once, when I was young as you, and not so smart, perhaps, For me she mittened a lawyer, and several other chaps [|
|DA].Madeline 114: When she mittened him, it almost took his life. He was too old for her, she said [|