The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary give the meaning of the word "flirt" as to play at courtship. Perhaps some will regard it as a more frvolous past-time, though George Elliot put it rather well every man likes to flirt with a pretty girl and every girl likes to be flirted with.
A Manual of Mistakes & Improprieties more or less prevalent in Conduct and Speech.
Hand Shadows-second series by Henry Bursill
A narrative of early emigrant travel to California by the OX Team Method. "We left the West Bank of the Missouri River on May 17, 1857. Our objuctive point was Sonaoma County, California.