[es-tuh-kah-duh; Spanish es-taw-kah-th ah]
the thrust of the sword by the matador into the bull in the final stage of a bullfight, designed to kill the bull.
Origin of estocada
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They feel the wildness of anger, and they charge and charge again until the estocada, the death stab.Spanish Highways and Byways
Katharine Lee Bates