stoccado
noun (plural -dos) Etymology: Italian stoccata Date: 1582 archaic a thrust with a rapier

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  • Stoccado — Stoc*ca do, n. [F. estocade, fr. Sp. estocada, or It. stoccata, from Sp. estoque, or It. stocco, a rapier, fr. G. stock a stick. See {Stock}.] A stab; a thrust with a rapier. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stoccado — [stə kä′dō] n. [OIt stoccata < stocca, dagger, sword point < MFr estoc < OFr estoquier, to strike with the point < LowG stoken, to stick: for IE base see STOCK] Archaic a stab or thrust with a pointed weapon …   English World dictionary

  • stoccado — /steuh kah doh/, n., pl. stoccados. Archaic. a thrust with a rapier or other pointed weapon. Also, stoccata /steuh kah teuh/. [1575 85; alter. of It stoccata, equiv. to stocc(o) swordpoint, dagger ( < Gmc; cf. OE stocc stake) + ata ADE1; ado < Sp …   Universalium

  • stoccado — stoc·ca·do …   English syllables

  • stoccado — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bit stock — Stock Stock (st[o^]k), n. [AS. stocc a stock, trunk, stick; akin to D. stok, G. stock, OHG. stoc, Icel. stokkr, Sw. stock, Dan. stok, and AS. stycce a piece; cf. Skr. tuj to urge, thrust. Cf. {Stokker}, {Stucco}, and {Tuck} a rapier.] 1. The stem …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dead stock — Stock Stock (st[o^]k), n. [AS. stocc a stock, trunk, stick; akin to D. stok, G. stock, OHG. stoc, Icel. stokkr, Sw. stock, Dan. stok, and AS. stycce a piece; cf. Skr. tuj to urge, thrust. Cf. {Stokker}, {Stucco}, and {Tuck} a rapier.] 1. The stem …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Head stock — Stock Stock (st[o^]k), n. [AS. stocc a stock, trunk, stick; akin to D. stok, G. stock, OHG. stoc, Icel. stokkr, Sw. stock, Dan. stok, and AS. stycce a piece; cf. Skr. tuj to urge, thrust. Cf. {Stokker}, {Stucco}, and {Tuck} a rapier.] 1. The stem …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • live stock — Stock Stock (st[o^]k), n. [AS. stocc a stock, trunk, stick; akin to D. stok, G. stock, OHG. stoc, Icel. stokkr, Sw. stock, Dan. stok, and AS. stycce a piece; cf. Skr. tuj to urge, thrust. Cf. {Stokker}, {Stucco}, and {Tuck} a rapier.] 1. The stem …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • M annua — Stock Stock (st[o^]k), n. [AS. stocc a stock, trunk, stick; akin to D. stok, G. stock, OHG. stoc, Icel. stokkr, Sw. stock, Dan. stok, and AS. stycce a piece; cf. Skr. tuj to urge, thrust. Cf. {Stokker}, {Stucco}, and {Tuck} a rapier.] 1. The stem …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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