Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A lock or fetter for the leg.

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Examples

  • He used his big, big legs and his big, big feet, and he pinned Gabe, Jake, and Nate in a scissor leg-lock until Gabe, Jake, and Nate cried Uncle!

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  • When Robinson, who police said had been drinking beer before their arrival, would not comply and placed one officer in a leg-lock, the officers used their Tasers twice.

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  • It’s a man-trap and a handcuff, the parish stocks and a leg-lock, all in gold and all in one.

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  • I’m waiting for one of the talking skulls to put someone in the “Sleeper” hold or a “Figure 4″ leg-lock.

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  • And James wasn’t coming immediately to give him a hand, as he had gone to dispatch the pirate that Bixley had a leg-lock on.

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  • a man-trap and a handcuff, the parish stocks and a leg-lock, all in gold and all in one.

    Doctor Marigold

  • "Clamp a leg-lock around my waist, Kim," he directed, the flashing thought in no whit interfering with his prodigious axe-play, "and as soon as I get a chance, before the real tussle comes, I'll couple us together with all the beltsnaps I can reach -- wherever we're going we're going together!

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  • "Once Ricardo is on the ground, then comes the leg-lock, the armbar and the chokes so I just can't see him handling an all around, veteran guy like Din Thomas.

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