Associations to the word «Nelson»
NELSON, noun. (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)).
NELSON, noun. (wrestling) A wrestling hold in which a wrestler's arm is locked behind his back.
NELSON, proper noun. Lord Nelson (1758-1805), a British admiral.
NELSON, proper noun. A patronymic surname.
NELSON, proper noun. A male given name transferred from the surname.
NELSON, proper noun. A city in British Columbia
NELSON, proper noun. A city in Georgia, USA
NELSON, proper noun. A village in Illinois
NELSON, proper noun. A city in Minnesota
NELSON, proper noun. A city in Missouri
NELSON, proper noun. A city in Nebraska
NELSON, proper noun. A CDP in Nevada
NELSON, proper noun. A town in New Hampshire
NELSON, proper noun. A town in New York
NELSON, proper noun. A city in New Zealand
NELSON, proper noun. A town in Victoria, Australia
NELSON, proper noun. A village in Wisconsin
NELSON, noun. English admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805).
NELSON, noun. Any of several wrestling holds in which an arm is passed under the opponent's arm from behind and the hand exerts pressure on the back of the neck.
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