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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A matador's sword.

Usage examples (10)
  • Meanwhile, another estoque is brought out to him as the bent and fallen sword is whisked away.
  • His assistants reluctantly handed him the muleta and estoque.
  • With the serge cloth of the red mulete draped over a long slender sword (estoque) he begins what is called the faena, the last act of the bullfight.
  • Finally, the trumpet sounds once more, and it is the time of the third and final tercio, the suerte suprema, the time of the faena and the estoque, the avisos. for more
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