cross-buttock

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Historical Examples of cross-buttock

  • He'd given the little waistrel the cross-buttock, and felled him on his head.

  • I mind me when there was scarce a man in Cummerlan' could give me the cross-buttock.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • Hiram treated Sir Hans to what is technically known as a cross-buttock.

    Over the Teacups

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

  • He also gave him some hints in wrestling, and taught him the throw called the cross-buttock.

  • This he soon did, catching Frank for the cross-buttock throw.

    Frank Merriwell's Chums

    Burt L. Standish