steed

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noun \ˈstēd\

Definition of steed

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology 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


STEED Defined for English Language Learners

steed

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noun \ˈstēd\

Definition of steed for English Language Learners

  • : a horse that a person rides


STEED Defined for Kids

steed

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noun \ˈstēd\

Definition of steed for Students

  1. :  a usually lively horse



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