Japanese stranglehold


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Japanese stranglehold

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(Wrestling) a wrestling hold in which an opponent's wrists are pulled to cross his or her arms in front of his or her own neck and exert pressure on the windpipe
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Noun1.Japanese stranglehold - a wrestling hold in which the opponent's arms are crossed in front of his own neck to exert pressure on his windpipe
wrestling hold - a hold used in the sport of wrestling
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