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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A stab with a pointed weapon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stab; a thrust with a rapier.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as stoccade.


From Italian stoccata. (Wiktionary)



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  • A matador must show bravado,
    To please the true aficionado.
    Display poise and grace
    And unhurried pace,
    But kill with a single stoccado.

    May 14, 2015