the horseman who pricks the bull with a lance early in the bullfight to goad the bull and to make it keep its head low
A lancer mounted on horseback who assists a matador.
I saw the picador lance the bull.
a horseman armed with a lance, who in a bullfight receives the first attack of the bull, and excites him by picking him without attempting to kill him
A picador is one of the pair of horsemen in a Spanish bullfight that jab the bull with a lance. They perform in the tercio de varas which is the first of the three stages in a Spanish bullfight.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pik-a-dōr′, n. a horseman armed with a lance, who commences a bull-fight by pricking the bull with his weapon. [Sp. pica, a pike.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a man mounted on horseback armed with a spear to incite the bull in a bull-fight.
The numerical value of picador in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of picador in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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