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steed

Syllabification: steed
Pronunciation: /stēd
 
/

Definition of steed in English:

noun

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.

Origin

Old English stēda 'stallion'; related to stud2.

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