headlock

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noun head·lock \ˈhed-ˌläk\

Definition of headlock

  1. :  a hold in which a wrestler encircles an opponent's head with one arm

Examples of headlock in a sentence

  1. He had me in a headlock.

1876

First Known Use of headlock

1876


HEADLOCK Defined for English Language Learners

headlock

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noun head·lock \ˈhed-ˌläk\

Definition of headlock for English Language Learners

  • : a method of holding someone by putting your arm around the person's head

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