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dead arm

n
(Physiology) informal temporary loss of sensation in the arm, caused by a blow to a muscle
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If I'm going through a dead arm thing where it's kind of hard to feel what pitches I have and where they are going.
While the hand injury he sustained in the Series healed in the off-season, more worrisome to Smoky Joe, his teammates, and the Red Sox faithful was the dead arm that plagued him throughout the Series and, indeed, for the rest of his career.
It is made by one of South Australia's top producers, d'Arenberg, whose Dead Arm Shiraz is legendary and who are also responsible for Tesco's excellent silver medal-winning Block 13 red and white wines.
Of Leicester Tiger Tuilagi he added: "Manu got a little bit of a stinger in his shoulder, just a bit of a dead arm.
Launchbury will miss training today with a hyper-extended elbow, Lawes is likely to be involved despite his dead arm and Parling will sit out the session due to his shoulder problem.
I'd even have to stay in the bed to eat by rolling onto my side, but I'd always have a dead arm by the end.
Or to put it in Eck speak: "Unless you've got a dead arm, using this app is a can of corn.
The choice, which includes one of my favourite wines, D'Arenberg's Dead Arm Shiraz, appeared to be getting better under new ownership but competition is now much higher from cut-price supermarkets, the internet and Majestic.
THE GROOM leading up one of the horses who died at Newbury yesterday, Marching Song, described feeling a tingling sensation followed by a dead arm as he tried to help the stricken Andy Turnell-trained horse, writes Jon Lees.
Then they lost Nathan Bressington to a dead arm and Justin Mensah-Coker who rolled his ankle late on.
Not just the usual bump and bruise, not just a tight hammy here or dead arm there, but the rampant spreading of what could only be described as collective bad luck.