steed

noun \ ˈstēd \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of steed

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

Examples of steed in a Sentence

  1. a brave knight and his noble steed

  2. the knight mounted his trusty steed

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Origin and Etymology of steed

Middle English stede, from Old English stēda stallion; akin to Old English stōd stud — more at stud

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STEED Defined for English Language Learners

steed

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Definition of steed for English Language Learners

  • : a horse that a person rides


STEED Defined for Kids

steed

noun \ ˈstēd \

Definition of steed for Students

: a usually lively horse


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