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Noun: nelson  nel-sun
  1. 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
Noun: Nelson  nel-sun
  1. English admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805)
    - Horatio Nelson, Viscount Nelson, Admiral Nelson, Lord Nelson

Derived forms: nelsons, Nelsons

Type of: admiral, full admiral, wrestling hold

Encyclopedia: Nelson, New York