half nelson

A hold in which the wrestler applying the hold puts one arm under the arm of their opponent and applies pressure to the back of their opponents head or neck.
See Also: full nelson

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  • Half nelson — (Wrestling) A hold in which one arm is thrust under the corresponding arm of the opponent, generally behind, and the hand placed upon the back of his neck. In the {full nelson} both hands are so placed. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • half nelson — n. a wrestling hold in which an arm is placed under the opponent s arm from behind with one s hand pressed against the back of the opponent s neck: see FULL NELSON …   English World dictionary

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  • half nelson — /haf ˈnɛlsən/ (say hahf nelsuhn) noun a wrestling hold, usually from behind, in which a wrestler pushes one arm under the opponent s arm and grasps the nape of the opponent s neck. Compare full nelson. Also, half nelson …   Australian English dictionary

  • half nelson — half nel|son [ˌha:f ˈnelsən US ˌhæf ] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Perhaps from Horatio Nelson (1758 1805), one armed English admiral] a way of holding your opponent s arm behind their back in the sport of ↑wrestling …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • half nelson — half′ nel′son n. spo a hold in which a wrestler, from behind the opponent, passes one arm under the corresponding arm of the opponent and locks the hand on the back of the opponent s neck Compare full nelson …   From formal English to slang

  • half nelson — noun Date: 1889 a wrestling hold in which one arm is thrust under the corresponding arm of an opponent and the hand placed on the back of the opponent s neck compare full nelson …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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