stoccado

noun

stoc·​ca·​do stə-ˈkä-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce stoccado (audio)
plural stoccados
archaic
: a thrust with a rapier

Word History

Etymology

Italian stoccata

First Known Use

1582, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stoccado was in 1582

Dictionary Entries Near stoccado

Cite this Entry

“Stoccado.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stoccado. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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