quarter nelson


quarter nelson
noun
: a wrestling hold gained when one wrestler kneeling beside a prone opponent places his far hand on the opponent's head and passes his near arm under the opponent's adjacent arm and grasps the wrist of his own far arm — compare full nelson, half nelson, three-quarter nelson

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Wrestling.
a hold in which a wrestler, from a kneeling position beside an opponent, puts one hand on the opponent's head, passes the free arm under the far arm of the opponent, and locks the free arm to the other arm by clasping the wrist. Cf. nelson.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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