estoc

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EtymologyEdit

From French estoc.

NounEdit

estoc m (plural estocs)

  1. rapier

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

estoc m (plural estocs)

  1. (type of) sword, rapier

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