scissors hold

noun

: a wrestling hold in which the legs are locked around the head or body of an opponent

Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scissors hold was in 1899

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Cite this Entry

“Scissors hold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scissors%20hold. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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