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Pronunciation: /stiːd

Definition of steed in English:


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.

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