[ e-stok; French e-stawk ]
/ ɛˈstɒk; French ɛˈstɔk /
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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.
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Origin of estoc
1820–30; <Old French: literally, point (of a sword). See stock
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Example sentences 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.
The glittering estoc was in his right, the short massive dagger in his left.