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1. A form of wrestling in which two opponents, lying supine in reversed position, lock their adjacent arms, raise and lock their adjacent legs, and attempt to force the other's leg down.
2. A form of wrestling in which two opponents stand facing each other with usually right hands interlocked and the outsides of their adjacent feet set together and attempt to unbalance each other.
3. See arm wrestling.
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1. arm wrestling.
2. a form of wrestling in which two opponents clasp each other's right or left hand and, placing the corresponding feet side by side, attempt to unbalance each other.
3. a form of wrestling in which two opponents, lying side by side on their backs and in opposite directions, lock near arms and raise and lock corresponding legs, with each attempting to force the other's leg down until one opponent is unable to remain lying flat.
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