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Meaning of STEED

Pronunciation:  steed

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (literary) spirited horse for state or war
 

STEED is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: warhorse

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Steed\, n. [OE. stede, AS. st[=e]da a stud-horse, war
horse, fr. st[=o]d a stud of breeding steeds; akin to G.
stute a mare, Icel. stedda, st[=o]?, a stud. [root]163. See
{Stud} of horses.]
A horse, especially a spirited horse for state of war; --
used chiefly in poetry or stately prose. ``A knight upon a
steed.'' --Chaucer.

      Mounted upon a hot and fiery steed.      --Shak.

 

 

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