hammerlock
noun Date: 1897 a wrestling hold in which an opponent's arm is held bent behind the back; broadly a strong hold

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hammerlock — [ham′ərläk΄] n. a wrestling hold in which one arm of the opponent is twisted upward behind the opponent s back …   English World dictionary

  • hammerlock — /ham euhr lok /, n. Wrestling. a hold in which one arm of an opponent is twisted and forced upward behind his back. Also, hammer lock. [1895 1900; HAMMER + LOCK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • hammerlock — noun A hold, in wrestling, in which an opponents arm is twisted up behind his back; an armlock …   Wiktionary

  • Hammerlock — Hạm|mer|lock, der; [s], s [zu engl. lock = Fessel] (Ringen): Griff, bei dem der gebeugte Arm des Gegners auf den Rücken nach oben gedreht wird …   Universal-Lexikon

  • hammerlock — n. wrestling hold in which an opponent s arm is held twisted behind his back …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hammerlock — noun an armlock in which a person s arm is bent up behind their back …   English new terms dictionary

  • hammerlock — ham′mer•lock or ham′mer lock n. spo a wrestling hold in which one arm of an opponent is twisted and forced upward behind the opponent s back • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • hammerlock — n. Wrestling a hold in which the arm is twisted and bent behind the back …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hammerlock (disambiguation) — Hammerlock is a form of the armlock in wrestling.Hammerlock may also refer to one of the following.*NWA UK Hammerlock, a British professional wrestling promotion *Hammerlock (dancing), a type pf dance handhold *Hammerlock (film), a 2000 comedy… …   Wikipedia

  • NWA UK Hammerlock — Acronym NWA UK Founded 1993 Defunct 2009 Style British Wrestling with …   Wikipedia

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