A long narrow sword. (Gaelic, tuca ,] Welsh twca, Italian stocco, German stock, French estoc.) In Hamlet the word is erroneously printed “stuck,” in Malone's edition.
If he by chance escape your venomous tue Our purpose may hold there.
Act iv. 9
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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