Wunsch raised a chair threateningly, and Johnny, with the lightness of a PICADOR, darted under the missile and out of the open window.
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The third bull came on, and soon against it were both capadors and picadors.
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A vague uneasiness had infected his adversaries; the picadors held aloof, the banderilleros skirmished at a safe distance.
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We shook hands with old Don Picador, mounted our mules, and bid a last adieu to the Valley of the Hurricane.
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The picador holds firmly, planting his spear-point in the shoulder of the brute.
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When she returned, she spoke much of a very skilful picador, named Lucas.
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Another bull is next attacked by mounted picadores, armed with lances.
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PICADOR, a man mounted on horseback armed with a spear to incite the bull in a bull-fight.
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The picadors will now enter, bearing pikes with ticklers on the ends.
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TWO SPANISH PICADOR'S LANCE-POINTS.
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