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arm wrestling

or arm-wres·tling (ärm′rĕs′lĭng)
n.
A form of wrestling in which two opponents sit facing each other with usually right hands interlocked and elbows firmly planted, as on a table surface, and attempt to force each other's arm down. Also called Indian wrestling.

arm′-wres′tle v.
arm′-wres′tler n.

arm wrestling

n
(Games, other than specified) a contest in which two people sit facing each other each with one elbow resting on a table, clasp hands, and each tries to force the other's arm flat onto the table while keeping his own elbow touching the table

arm′ wres`tling

or arm′-wres`tling,


n.
a form of wrestling in which two opponents grip right or left hands with elbows on a table, the winner forcing the other's hand down to touch the table.
Also called Indian wrestling.
arm′-wres`tle, v.i., v.t. -wres•tled, -wres•tling.
arm′-wres`tler, n.
Translations

arm wrestling

nArmdrücken nt
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