Definition of Steed

1. Noun. (literary) a spirited horse for state or war.

Generic synonyms: Warhorse
Category relationships: Literature



Definition of Steed

1. n. A horse, especially a spirited horse for state of war; -- used chiefly in poetry or stately prose.

Definition of Steed

1. Noun. (archaic poetic) A stallion, especially in the sense of mount. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Steed

1. a horse [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steed

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stedding
stedds
steddy
steddying
stede
steded
stedes
stedfast
stedfastly
stedfastness
stedily
steding
steds
stedy
steed (current term)
steeded
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steedlike
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steedy
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steek
steeked
steeking
steekit
steeks

Literary usage of Steed

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1. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"'Didst never, good my youth, hear tell That on the hour when I was born Saint George, who graced my sire's chapelle, Down from his steed of marble fell, ..."

2. The Story of the Greeks by Hélène Adeline Guerber (1896)
"One after another mounted, only to be thrown a few minutes later by the fiery, restless steed, which was becoming very much excited. ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"the suppression of the statement ; but Flam- steed e feelings towards him were thenceforth of unmitigated bitterness. : observatory, consisting of the ..."

4. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"They buried the dark chief; they freed Beside the grave his battle steed; And swift an arrow cleaved its way To his stern heart ! One piercing neigh Arose, ..."

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