American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A horse, especially a spirited one.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A horse: now chiefly poetical.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A horse, especially a spirited horse for state or war; -- used chiefly in poetry or stately prose.
- n. (literary) a spirited horse for state or war
- Old English steda, ‘stallion’, ‘stud’ (Wiktionary)
- Middle English stede, from Old English stēda, stallion; see stā- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Maybe a gift of a blood-red steed is a coded message to go to Hell.”
“If thou can lift me on horseback and mount thee behind me and bring me to my own land, thou shalt have honour in this world and a reward on the day of band calling to band,92 for I have no strength left to steady myself; and if this be my last day, the steed is thine alway, for thou art worthier of him than any other.”
“If this (as it ought) bee granted, then how venterous are those women that dare venter to doe otherwise, and so to refuse, and by refusing to dispise that order, which the most wise and allmighty God hath appointed, and in steed thereof to chuse their owne pleasures?”
“The bike shop that services my steed is a Specialized dealer & I've seen the madness firsthand.”
“Her steed was a kicking and screaming demon, its hooves shattering skulls and ribs as the wolves tried to overwhelm them.”
“ Her steed was a kicking and screaming demon, its hooves shattering skulls and ribs as the wolves tried to overwhelm them.”
“Through all the wide Border his steed was the best;”
“The royal horseman bestrides a warlike steed, which is trampling under foot the figure of a turbanned Turk.”
“Our steed was a very lank, bony, long-eared mule, and the vehicle a rather disreputable looking old delivery wagon, kindly loaned to us by our grocer; but we were thankful for anything that would take us safely.”
“Through all the wide border his steed was the best;”
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