• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Hip-lock a trick in wrestling by which one throws a leg and hip before the other to throw him
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hype; Goth. hups, Ger. hüfte.


In literature:

Banion evaded and swung into a hip lock, so swift that Woodhull left the ground.
"The Covered Wagon" by Emerson Hough
It was the hip lock as they called it those days.
"A Man for the Ages" by Irving Bacheller
It was the old reliable hip lock.
"Frank Merriwell, Junior's, Golden Trail" by Burt L. Standish
Jack Cockrell flew at him and they wrestled until a hip-lock threw the negro to the deck, where the colonel made him one pirate less.
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
A hip-lock threw Dan backward violently against the table that stood on one side of the room.
"The Shooting of Dan McGrew, A Novel" by Marvin Dana
He braced his feet and drove his shoulder harder into the corner, at the same time pressing his hip against the lock.
"The Main Chance" by Meredith Nicholson
Kaffir Bill lay upon the Swede's legs, arms locked about them just below the hips.
"The Walking Delegate" by Leroy Scott

In news:

Hip-Lock and Assistance During Bovine Labor.
One day my dairyman boss told me the following: The average cow's pelvis is not equally wide and deep, and many hip-locked calves will slip out easily if their bodies can be turned 90 degrees.
Hip-Lock and Assistance During Bovine Labor.
Dubbed-Up Kicks: Hip-Hop Dancer Nonstop 's Crazy Pop-Lock Solo.
The new Expand-A- Peg ™ Locking Peg from Innovative Medical Products is the most stable peg hip positioning system in the industry.