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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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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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