Estrade

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.
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He [the teacher] himself should have his desk on a mounted estrade or platform.
J. G. Fitch.
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Es`tra`ma`con"

(?), n. [F.] 1. A straight, heavy sword with two edges, used in the 16th and 17th centuries.
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2. A blow with edge of a sword. Farrow.
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