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wristlock

[rist-lok] /ˈrɪstˌlɒk/
noun, Wrestling.
1.
a hold in which an opponent's wrist is grasped and twisted.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; wrist + lock1
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Examples for wristlock
  • A pronating wristlock that torques the arm and applies painful nerve pressure.
British Dictionary definitions for wristlock

wristlock

/ˈrɪstˌlɒk/
noun
1.
a wrestling hold in which a wrestler seizes his opponent's wrist and exerts pressure against the joints of his hand, arm, or shoulder
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