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horse collar
 n.— «A few years back the NFL initiated the “Roy Williams Rule,” banning the tackling of a player by grabbing the inside of the shoulder pads, or jersey from behind. This practice is affectionately known as the “horse collar.”» —“Well, I’ll Be A Horse’s Fanny” by Brian Jones CSTV Feb. 21, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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