Toe hold
Toe hold Toe hold (Wrestling) A hold in which the agressor bends back his opponent's foot. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • toe hold — toe|hold «TOH HOHLD», noun, or toe hold, 1. a) a small crack, projection, or ridge, just large enough for the toes in climbing: »a cliff without a toehold. b) the position of being supported by a toehold. 2. Figurative. any means of entering,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • toe|hold — «TOH HOHLD», noun, or toe hold, 1. a) a small crack, projection, or ridge, just large enough for the toes in climbing: »a cliff without a toehold. b) the position of being supported by a toehold. 2. Figurative. any means of entering, overcoming,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • toe-hold — ledge or crevice for placing the foot while climbing; head start , advantageous position; wrestling hold in which an opponent s foot is twisted; strip used for support on sloped surfaces …   English contemporary dictionary

  • toe-hold — see toehold …   English dictionary

  • toe·hold — /ˈtoʊˌhoʊld/ noun, pl holds [count] 1 : a place where your toes may be placed when you are climbing a cliff, a mountain, etc. 2 : a position that makes it possible to begin an activity or effort His father helped him get a toehold [=foothold] in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • toe — n. & v. n. 1 any of the five terminal projections of the foot. 2 the corresponding part of an animal. 3 the part of an item of footwear that covers the toes. 4 the lower end or tip of an implement etc. 5 Archit. a projection from the foot of a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold — hold1 holdable, adj. /hohld/, v., held; held or (Archaic) holden; holding; n. v.t. 1. to have or keep in the hand; keep fast; grasp: She held the purse in her right hand. He held the child s hand in his. 2. to set aside; reserve or retain: to… …   Universalium

  • Toe — Toe, v. i. To hold or carry the toes (in a certain way). [1913 Webster] {To toe in}, to stand or carry the feet in such a way that the toes of either foot incline toward the other. {To toe out}, to have the toes of each foot, in standing or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Toe Tags (CSI) — Infobox Television episode| Title= Toe Tags Series= Season = 7 Episode = 3 Guests= Airdate = October 5, 2006 Production = Writer = Allen MacDonald Carol Mendelsohn Richard Catalani Douglas Petrie Director = Jeffrey Hunt Season list = CSI season 7 …   Wikipedia

  • toe strap — noun : any of various straps passing over or between the toes to give purchase (as on a deck) or hold something (as a ski) in position * * * toe strap, a strap which passes over the toes and helps to hold a sandal, ski, snowshoe, or the like on… …   Useful english dictionary

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