Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A wrestling hold in which the opponent's arm is held so that it cannot be moved.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a wrestling move in which the opponent's arm is held immobile
  • n. any of several distinct attacks against an opponent’s arm in martial arts
  • n. Power to control or heavily influence something or somebody.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.