Definition of steed in English:

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Pronunciation: /stēd/


archaic or literary
A horse being ridden or available for riding.
Example sentences
  • Jockeys were usually wealthy men who at first owned their horses, and rode naked on bareback steeds.
  • Three suitors had kissed it, mounted their red roan steeds and ridden away.
  • Suddenly a king and his army galloped into town, mounted on powerful steeds.


Old English stēda 'stallion'; related to stud2.

Words that rhyme with steed

accede, bead, Bede, bleed, breed, cede, concede, creed, deed, Eid, exceed, feed, Gide, God speed, greed, he'd, heed, impede, interbreed, intercede, Jamshid, knead, lead, mead, Mede, meed, misdeed, mislead, misread, need, plead, proceed, read, rede, reed, Reid, retrocede, screed, secede, seed, she'd, speed, stampede, succeed, supersede, Swede, tweed, weak-kneed, we'd, weed

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Syllabification: steed

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