Es`trade"(s`trd"), n. [F., fr. Sp. estrado, orig., a carpet on the floor of a room, also, a carpeted platform, fr. L. stratum bed covering. See Stratum.] (Arch.) A portion of the floor of a room raised above the general level, as a place for a bed or a throne; a platform; a dais.
He [the teacher] himself should have his desk on a mounted estrade or platform.J. G. Fitch.
Es`tra`ma`con"(?), n. [F.] 1. A straight, heavy sword with two edges, used in the 16th and 17th centuries.
2. A blow with edge of a sword.
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