Synonyms of nelson


1. Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount Nelson, Admiral Nelson, Lord Nelson

usage: English admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805)

2. nelson, wrestling hold

usage: any of several wrestling holds in which an arm is passed under the opponent's arm from behind and the hand exerts pressure on the back of the neck

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Definition and meaning of nelson (Dictionary)