wristlock
noun Date: 1921 a wrestling hold in which one contestant is thrown or made helpless by a twisting grip on the wrist

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  • wristlock — /ˈrɪstlɒk/ (say ristlok) noun a wrestling hold by which the opponent is made defenceless by a wrenching grasp on the wrist. {wrist + lock1} …   Australian English dictionary

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