Wrestling hold - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Wrestling hold.

ARMLOCK
HALFNELSON
HNELSON
LOCK
NELSON
SCISSORS
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ARMLOCK
  1. restraining manoeuvre
HALFNELSON
HNELSON
LOCK
  1. any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured
  2. become rigid or immoveable; "The therapist noticed that the patient's knees tended to lock in this exercise"
  3. a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  4. place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape; "The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe"
  5. a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key
  6. fasten with a lock; "lock the bike to the fence"
  7. enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level; used to raise or lower vessels that pass through it
  8. keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
  9. a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun
  10. become engaged or intermeshed with one another; "They were locked in embrace"
NELSON
  1. any of several wrestling holds in which an arm is passed under the opponent's arm from behind and the hand exerts pressure on the back of the neck
  2. English admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805)
SCISSORS
  1. a gymnastic exercise performed on the pommel horse when the gymnast moves his legs as the blades of scissors move
  2. a wrestling hold in which you wrap your legs around the opponents body or head and put your feet together and squeeze
  3. cut with or as if with scissors
  4. an edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades
Clue Database Last Updated: 19/10/2018 9:00am

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