estoc

estoc

[e-stok; French e-stawk]
noun, plural estocs [e-stoks; French e-stawk] .
a thrusting sword of the 13th–17th centuries having a long, narrow blade of rectangular section.

Origin:
1820–30; < Old French: literally, point (of a sword). See stock

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Main Entry:  estoc
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a long stiff sword with a narrow (often three-sided) blade for thrusting
Etymology:  French 'to thrust'
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