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estoc

[e-stok; French e-stawk]
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noun, plural es·tocs [e-stoks; French e-stawk] /ɛˈstɒks; French ɛˈstɔk/.
  1. a thrusting sword of the 13th–17th centuries having a long, narrow blade of rectangular section.
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Origin of estoc

1820–30; < Old French: literally, point (of a sword). See stock
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  • His right hand was drawn so far back, that the glittering point of the estoc only showed in front of his hip.

    Wager of Battle

    Henry William Herbert