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headlock in Other sports topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishheadlockhead‧lock /ˈhedlɒk $ -lɑːk/ noun [countable]  DSOHOLDa way of holding someone around their neck so that they cannot move His opponent had him in a headlock.
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headlockHighlights here was jan Molby giving Speed a headlock and rub of the new haircut, and Wallace being substituted.