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steed

noun \ˈstēd\

: a horse that a person rides

Full Definition of STEED

:  horse; especially :  a spirited horse (as for war)

Examples of STEED

  1. a brave knight and his noble steed
  2. <the knight mounted his trusty steed>

Origin of STEED

Middle English stede, from Old English stēda stallion; akin to Old English stōd stud — more at stud
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Animal Husbandry Terms

apiary, bantam, calico, girth, hogwash, mast, rut
STEED Defined for Kids

steed

noun \ˈstēd\

Definition of STEED for Kids

:  a usually lively horse

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