- n a wrestling hold in which the opponent's arm is twisted up behind his back
- Maybe the "right wing poultry" (hammerlock, I'm still clearing the fog in my brain with coffee, sorry!) should really take their "concerns" to a new level a la Palin and others who .
- Most unpontifically, the Roman Pontiff plunged among them, raising children high in the air, throwing a hammerlock on old acquaintances, hugging and blessing the pilgrims.
- Keeping its usual firm hammerlock on reality, the government radio station in Ciudad Trujillo, La Voz Dominicana, explained: "We are not certain, but it seems logical that Nixon .
- Richard Blumenthal in Forbes
We learned a hard lesson from the electricity industry: deregulation leads to disaster,Blumenthal said. "A tiny clique with a hammerlock on trash disposal will send rates skyward, as happened with power prices."
- Tom Shales in Seattle Post Intelligencer
Kathie Lee Gifford got another hammerlock on Christmas and once again tried to throttle it to death,Washington Post critic Tom Shales wrote in a memorable review.