Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of steer.
  • v. Third person singular simple present of to steer.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Because you are not so different from those you term steers as you believe.

    Cadmian's Choice

  • Compared with a year ago, the price of Texas steers is up 19%, the price of soft red wheat is up 82%, the price of butter is up 74% and the price of corn is up 42%.

    Inflation Outlook for Food Still Tame

  • Hrym steers from the east, the waters rise, the mundane snake is coiled in jotun-rage.

    CHAPTER 14

  • However, there are others who say they were probably castrated males known as steers because they were more likely to keep their body weight and be able to, you know, pull the sleigh better because there was also a chance that these females were pregnant because it coincided with mating season.

    CNN Transcript Dec 22, 2008

  • I've seen some buffalo stampedes back in Nebraska, an 'this bolt of the steers was the same kind.

    Riders of the Purple Sage

  • For he thought (although no one else did) that his steers were the best on the grounds.

    When Life Was Young At the Old Farm in Maine

  • The ship is guided by a rudder, and a compass is placed just before the man who steers, that is, turns the rudder -- this way or that -- so that he can look at it, and know which way to turn the rudder, and so to keep the ship on her course.

    Taking Tales Instructive and Entertaining Reading

  • Nowadays, the contraception lingo steers toward condoms, the Pill and - new and improved, back by popular demand - the intrauterine device, or IUD.

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  • We then sorted the ewe lambs from the wether lambs male sheep made into "steers" and marked the wethers with a dob of paint so they'll be easier to distinguish when sorting down a sheep alley when we're ready to sell them.

    Remembering Tasha Tudor, part II

  • I've seen it different ways; for instance, googling brings up "Peter Pears pronounced to rhyme with 'steers'..."

    languagehat.com: COEDES.

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