chokehold
chokehold [chōk′hōld΄]
n.
1. a technique for restraining or subduing a person by locking one's arms around the person's neck
2. firm or absolute control over some activity, process, etc.

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choke·hold (chōkʹhōld') n.
A restraining move in which one person seizes another around the neck in a tight grip, typically from behind.

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