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estocada

[es-tuh-kah-duh; Spanish es-taw-kah-th ah] /ˌɛs təˈkɑ də; Spanish ˌɛs tɔˈkɑ ðɑ/
noun
1.
the thrust of the sword by the matador into the bull in the final stage of a bullfight, designed to kill the bull.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Spanish < Middle French estoqu(ier) to give sword thrusts (see estoc) + Spanish -ada -ade1
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