stoccado

noun
stoc·​ca·​do | \ stə-ˈkä-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce stoccado (audio) \
plural stoccados

Definition of stoccado

archaic
: a thrust with a rapier

First Known Use of stoccado

1582, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stoccado

Italian stoccata

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“Stoccado.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stoccado. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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