English version

headlock

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports
headlockhead‧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.
Examples from the Corpus
headlockHighlights here was jan Molby giving Speed a headlock and rub of the new haircut, and Wallace being substituted.
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