Stoccade

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. & v Stoccade See Stockade.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stoccade A thrust with a sword, one of the movements taught by the early fencing-masters, as in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
    • n stoccade See stockade.
    • stoccade See stockade.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Stoccade stok-ād′ a thrust in fencing
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
It. stoccata, a thrust—stocco, a rapier—Ger. stock, a stick.