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Pandit caught the fanatic's wiry arm and brought it behind his scrawny back in a hammerlock.Think Yourself to Death|C.H. Thames
The business with Hammerlock Smith had taken more time than I had thought it would.
The odd thing was that the psychopathic twist which got Hammerlock Smith into trouble had been able to get him out of it again.
It was the hammerlock and he soon had the hunchback begging for mercy.Mason of Bar X Ranch|Henry Bennett
Thus through no great skill of my own the fortunes of war had given me a hammerlock on him.Gold|Stewart White