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1) picador. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. picˇaˇdors or picˇaˇdoˇres (pik-dors, pka-dores) A horseman in a bullfight who lances the bull's neck muscles so that it will tend to keep its...

2) bullfighting. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(tercios). When the bull enters the ring, toreros wave capes to prod it to charge; then the picadors administer pic (lance) thrusts, which tire the animal and cause...

3) IV. A Tear for a Drop of Water. Book VI. Hugo, Victor Marie. 1917. Notre Dame de Paris. Vol. XII. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...broke down under the insect stings. The Austrian bull that bears unmoved the attack of the picadors is exasperated by the dogs and banderillas. 41 Slowly he cast...

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