half-nelson


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half-nelson

a wrestling hold in which a wrestler places an arm under one of his opponent's arms from behind and exerts pressure with his palm on the back of his opponent's neck
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Perhaps I will be able to call on my Wella Firm Control Hold to counter his half-nelson.
Two horses - Hedgehunter and Clan Royal - have had the 2006 National betting in a half-Nelson during the past few weeks.
A strong Eastern European accent still strangles her expansive English vocabulary in a grammatical half-nelson.
Anybody caught without a pint in Tattersalls is hunted down by the efficient pack of foreign students with large canisters of lager on their backs and encouraged to participate, with the aid of a half-nelson and a large funnel if necessary.
It usually takes a Mick McManus half-nelson to wrestle the ball from the goalkeeper after you've just put one past him.
The Half-Nelson provides a snug fit, helps eliminate shifting and helps keep the helmet in position in the event of an impact.
Once you decide to make the half-nelson your pin offense, you will have to make sure to develop the wrestler's confidence in using it at all three levels.
One furious audience member put a half-nelson around the neck of a middle-aged, flag-waving agitator in the front stalls and dragged him towards the security men at the exit.
The oil producing countries might have them in a financial half-nelson - and who could blame them?
The SFL's John Smith wrestled with me for the cup and a half-Nelson later he strode on to the park to thrust the trophy into Gretna skipper Chris Innes' hands.
We haven't seen so much exposed, tattooed fat wobbling around since Giant Haystacks gripped Big Daddy in a half-nelson.
Locked in a half-nelson, I was forced to watch this pitiful excuse for a horror movie.