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Meaning of HALF NELSON

Pronunciation:  haf 'nelsun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a wrestling hold in which the holder puts an arm under the opponent's arm and exerts press on the back of the neck
 
 See Also: wrestling hold

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Half nelson\ (Wrestling)
A hold in which one arm is thrust under the corresponding arm
of the opponent, generally behind, and the hand placed upon
the back of his neck. In the

{full nelson} both hands are so placed.

 

 

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