flying mare


noun

Wrestling. a method of attack in which a wrestler grasps the wrist of the opponent, turns in the opposite direction, and throws the opponent over the shoulder and down.

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Origin of flying mare

First recorded in 1745–55

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British Dictionary definitions for flying mare

flying mare

noun

a wrestling throw in which a wrestler seizes his opponent's arm or head (flying head mare) and turns to throw him over his shoulder
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