English lock

English lock

articulation of the blades of obstetric forceps consisting of a socket on the shank at the junction with the handle in a similar socket on the other shank; used in Simpson forceps.

Eng·lish lock

(ing'glish lok)
Articulation of the blades of obstetric forceps consisting of a socket on the shank at the junction with the handle in a similar socket on the other shank; used in Simpson forceps.
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A kick for a kick - Maurice Colclough and Allan Martin put the boot in FRAN Cotton and Graham Price have a tete-a-tete at a scrum and English lock Colclough kicks through from the second-row at Price.
That whether the English lock themselves away from the rest of the tournament on the margins of the host country or not makes no difference to why they have never beaten a major footballing nation in the knock-out phase of a World Cup outside England.
The English lock has been banned for two months following yet another run-in with rugby disciplinary chiefs.
Woodward went for Shaw as a replacement for the injured Malcolm O'Kelly, even though the English lock didn't play a single minute of the Six Nations.
But English lock Andrew Springgay then crashed over 15 minutes from time for Narbonne who sealed victory with a Julien Candelon try.
She's light as a feather, sporting a good English lock and barrel mounted to a fine piece of maple.
Exactly 50 years later it is a wonderful historical record with its pictures of moustachioed committee men with Springbok heads tucked under their arms and the bowler-hatted, rolled-umbrellacarrying David Marques, the English lock "regarded as the best-dressed player in British rugby".
That was the lot of Wade Dooley, another solid oak English lock who went into a World Cup final against Australia with green fingers exposed.
A round face English lock is employed and the ramrod held by handmade thimbles.
English lock Gareth Archer ought to have been yellow- carded as early as the fifth minute when he took out Scott Murray off the ball.
The former English lock and Hagrid body double was having difficulty with the species known as the lesser-spotted Georgia fan.
I'm not sure I fancy that move, but I reckon Danny Grewcock, the big English lock, would be rubbing his hands.