flying mare


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flying mare

n.
A wrestling throw in which one grabs one's opponent's wrist, turns one's back to the opponent, and flips the opponent over one's shoulder onto the ground.
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flying mare

n
(Wrestling) a wrestling throw in which a wrestler seizes his opponent's arm or head (flying head mare) and turns to throw him over his shoulder
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fly′ing mare′


n.
a method of attack in which a wrestler grasps the opponent's wrist, turns in the opposite direction, and throws the opponent over the shoulder and down.
[1745–55]
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Noun1.flying mare - a wrestling maneuver
rassling, wrestling, grappling - the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
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