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Overview of noun stranglehold

The noun stranglehold 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. stranglehold

(a wrestling hold in which the arms are pressed against the opponent's windpipe) © 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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