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  1. half nelson a wrestling hold in which the holder puts an arm under the opponent's arm and exerts pressure on the back of the neck
  2. full nelson a wrestling hold in which the holder puts both arms under the opponent's arms and exerts pressure on the back of the neck (illegal in amateur wrestling)
  3. golf lesson a lesson in playing golf
  4. Horatio Nelson English admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805)
  5. Ralph Ellison United States novelist who wrote about a young Black man and his struggles in American society (1914-1994)
  6. half dozen denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units
  7. half-dozen denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units
  8. malfunction fail to work properly
  9. Harold Nicolson English diplomat and author (1886-1968)
  10. half a dozen the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
  11. halcyon a mythical bird said to breed at the winter solstice
  12. self-analysis a penetrating examination of your own beliefs and motives
  13. violin lesson a less in playing the violin
  14. half blood one of siblings who have only one parent in common
  15. half-relief a sculptural relief between low relief and high relief
  16. half-intensity half the maximum intensity
  17. polyvinyl resin a thermoplastic derived by polymerization from compounds containing the vinyl group
  18. hallucination illusory perception
  19. Lord Nelson English admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805)
  20. half-moon the time at which the Moon is at first or last quarter when half its face is illuminated