Comatose2 Only a churl would use anything other than a rapier (more correctly, an estoque de toros) to kill a bull.
Comatose2 Reglamento de Espectaculos Taurinos
The estoque de descabellar must have a standard shape being provided with a point in the form of a cross 78mm long composed of three pieces which are: a central or controlling part 22mm long, 15mm high and 10mm thick with beveled edges which do not impede the matador 's line of sight and two lateral pieces which are oval in cross-section and 28 mm long by 8 mm high and 5 mm thick. This cross piece must be placed exactly 100 mm from the point of the estoque.
Squeamish Yeah, but after you take it down, the robot meat isn't good for eating.