- a pugilistic phrase for difficulties; “to get a man’s head into CHANCERY,” _i.e._, to get an opponent’s head firmly under one’s arm, where it can be pommelled with immense power, and without any possibility of immediate extrication. From the helplessness of a suitor in Chancery. This opportunity was of very rare occurrence when the combatants were at all evenly matched.
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