From Middle French estoc (“sword”), from Old French estoc (“the point of a sword, rapier”), deverbal of estoquer, estochier (“to stab, thrust”), from Middle Dutch stoken (“to thrust, poke”) or Middle High German stoken (“to stab, pierce”), both from Proto-Germanic *stukōną (“to be stiff, push, thrust”), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)teug- (“to beat, thrust, push”). More at stoke.
estoc m (plural estocs)
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