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Synonyms for headlock
ˈhɛdˌlɒkhead·lock

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  1. headlocknoun

    a wrestling hold in which the opponent's head is locked between the crook of your elbow and the side of your body

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  1. Jeff Van Drew:

    It's not pressure like someone putting you in a headlock, but it is pressure like 'Gee, we are all doing this together, we all have the same message.' And that's not true.

  2. Lowell Hensley Jr.:

    One had the other in a headlock — he was basically choking him in the box, it went on for maybe about six seconds. Then everyone realized they weren’t playing, and some of the other employees broke it up.

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