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Overview of noun chokehold

The noun chokehold has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. stranglehold, chokehold, throttlehold

(complete power over a person or situation; "corporations have a stranglehold on the media"; "the president applied a chokehold to labor disputes that inconvenienced the public")

2. chokehold, choke hold

(a restraining hold; someone loops the arm around the neck of another person in a tight grip, usually from behind; "he grabbed the woman in a chokehold, demanded her cash and jewelry, and then fled") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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