[ e-stok; French e-stawk ]
/ ɛˈstɒk; French ɛˈstɔk /
noun, plural es·tocs [e-stoks; French e-stawk] /ɛˈstɒks; French ɛˈstɔk/.
a thrusting sword of the 13th–17th centuries having a long, narrow blade of rectangular section.
blade, dagger, saber, brand, foil, cutlass, rapier, hanger, sabre, broadsword, kris, epee, creese, claymore, falchion, backsword, scimitar, toledo, dirk, bilbo
- estlander operation,
- esto perpetua,
Origin of estoc
1820–30; < Old French: literally, point (of a sword). See stock
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Examples from the Web for estoc
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