wrestling match


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Noun1.wrestling match - a match between wrestlerswrestling match - a match between wrestlers    
match - a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete
pin, fall - when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
takedown - (amateur wrestling) being brought to the mat from a standing position; "a takedown counts two points"
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Translations

wrestling match

nRingkampf m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

wrestling match

nincontro di lotta libera
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
You appear a man more fit to win the ram at a wrestling match, or the ring at a bout at quarter-staff, or the bucklers at a sword-play, than to linger out your time in this desolate wilderness, saying masses, and living upon parched pease and cold water.''
"Since I've broken your pine tree, we'll try which is the better man at a wrestling match."
"For Zurich?" Razumov asked casually, but feeling relieved, not from any distinct apprehension, but from a feeling of stress as if after a wrestling match.
"We will!" they said with one voice, and they did, to Rose's great surprise and secret contentment; though Archie had all the care of her, for the other two were leaping fences, running races, and having wrestling matches all the way down.
Wrestling matches, in the different fashions of Cornwall and Devonshire, were seen here and there about the market-place; in one corner, there was a friendly bout at quarterstaff; and -- what attracted most interest of all -- on the platform of the pillory, already so noted in our pages, two masters of defence were commencing an exhibition with the buckler and broadsword.
Not that the band didn't try hard: As soon as they were selected as their nation's emissaries to the popular continental competition, held last month in Israel, Hatarithe name means "haters"challenged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a wrestling match, promising, should they win, to replace the Jewish state with a republic dedicated to sexual kinks.
Iceland's entry, Hatari, wants to challenge Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to a wrestling match over the treatment of Palestinians.
Ten creative public donation interactive machines, designed to engage the contributor and the machine in an arm wrestling match, are currently on a convenient store tour around Taiwan, and on Tuesday they arrived at the last stop of their tour-Hualien, according to a Central News Agency (CNA) report.
At a high school wrestling match in New Jersey, the referee asked a black wrestler to cut off his dreadlocks or forfeit the match.
So it's part play, part wrestling match, with real bouts that the audience are welcome to engage in as if at a wrestling match!
"You would think it was a wrestling match. She covered the nurse's mouth as she strangled her," Chirchir said.