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estoc

(ɛˈstɒk)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a short stabbing sword
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La relation epistolaire entre Maupassant et Gisele d'Estoc s'est etablie en decembre 1880: dans la Correspondance de Maupassant, on trouve un bon nombre de reponses que l'ecrivain adressait a sa correspondante.
The eight xxALM words all require a vowel starting the xxxOC word, satisfied only by ESTOC:
Rachilde is the hypocritical, publicity-seeking writer Raclife in a bitter tract written by a woman who may have been her spurned lover, Gisele d'Estoc. (7) After Rachilde slapped the journalist Paul Devaux following a misogynistic public lecture, he portrayed her as the fellatrix of a gay male lover in a volume titled Les Fellatores.
Debout pres de cette grille, drapes dans leurs capes de couleur, frangees d'or, laissant apparaitre avec une negligence calculee une croix rouge ou verte, et tenant dans une main un feutre dont les plumes effleuraient les tapis, tandis que l'autre main etait posee sur les quillons patines d'un estoc ou caressait le pommeau d'un poignard cisele, les "echevingt--quatre" et, pour une bonne part, le plus fin de la noblesse sevillane semblaient constituer un rempart destine a proteger leurs filles et leurs femmes de tout contact avec la plebe.
One of these was the notorious Gisele d'Estoc, who may have been, or have wanted to be, a lover of Rachilde.
Llinas, 2010: The water column distribution of carbonate system variables at the ESTOC site from 1995 to 2004.
According to this report, Frederik Peyron, general counsel of the Swedish snus (smokeless tobacco) manufacturer Swedish Match, told investigators that he had contacted Michel Petite at the law firm Clifford Chance after Silvio Zammit, a Maltese businessman, asked Swedish Match and ESTOC (the European Smokeless Tobacco Council) for 60 million and 10 million, respectively, in return for lifting the EU ban on snus.
During the summer of 2010, Zammit organised a meeting with himself, the commissioner (on vacation on a Maltese island), and a representative of British American Tobacco and of ESTOC (European Smokeless Tobacco Council).