Nelson meaning

nĕlsən
Any of several wrestling holds in which the user places an arm under the opponent's upper arm or armpit and presses the wrist or the palm of the hand against the back of the opponent's neck.
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(person, proper) A masculine name.
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(person) Viscount Nelson 1758-1805; Eng. admiral.
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(place) River in Manitoba, Canada, flowing from Lake Winnipeg northeast into Hudson Bay: 400 mi (644 km)
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(cricket) A score of 111, sometimes considered to be unlucky (supposedly from the belief that Lord Nelson had one eye, one arm and one leg (disputed)).
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(wrestling) A wrestling hold in which a wrestler's arm is locked behind his back.
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Lord Nelson (1758-1805), a British admiral.
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A male given name transferred from the surname.
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A city in British Columbia.
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A city in Georgia, USA.
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A village in Illinois.
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A city in Minnesota.
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A city in Missouri.
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A city in Nebraska.
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A town in New Hampshire.
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A town in New York.
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A city in New Zealand.
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A town in Victoria, Australia.
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A village in Wisconsin.
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Origin of nelson

  • Perhaps from the name Nelson

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • In the U.S. also an Anglicisation of Scandinavian surnames such as Nilsen, Nielsen, and Nilsson, equivalent to "son of Nicholas".

    From Wiktionary