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Meaning of three-quarter nelson

three'-quarter nel'son

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— Wrestling. Wrestling.
  1. a hold in which a wrestler, from a kneeling position behind a prone opponent, applies a half nelson with one arm, passes the other arm under the opponent's body on the near side, and locks the arms at the fingers or wrist on the back of the opponent's neck. Cf.
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