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Princeton's WordNet

  1. steednoun

    (literary) a spirited horse for state or war


  1. steednoun

    A stallion, especially in the sense of mount.

    Etymology: Old English steda, ‘stallion’, ‘stud’

Webster Dictionary

  1. Steednoun

    a horse, especially a spirited horse for state of war; -- used chiefly in poetry or stately prose

    Etymology: [OE. stede, AS. stda a stud-horse, war horse, fr. std a stud of breeding steeds; akin to G. stute a mare, Icel. stedda, st, a stud. 163. See Stud of horses.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Steed

    stēd, n. a horse or stallion, esp. a spirited horse. [A.S. stéda, from stód, a stud; Ger. stute, a stud-mare, ge-stüte, a stud.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. steed

    A horse either for state or war.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of steed in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of steed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of steed in a Sentence

  1. Rick Buhr:

    You knew the interactions that you were going to have with people, and they weren't going to be great. mandi Steed was one of the people that really stepped up and... was working a ton of hours, filling in, and I'm sure it wore on Mandi Steed.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    O, now, for ever Farewell the tranquil mind farewell content Farewell the plumed troop and the big wars That make ambition virtue O, farewell Farewell the neighing steed and the shrill trump, The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife, The royal banner, and all quality, Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war And, O you mortal engines, whose rude throats The immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit, Farewell Othello's occupation's gone

  3. Johann Christian Friedrich von Schiller:

    Folly, thou conquerest, and I must yieldAgainst stupidity the very godsThemselves contend in vain. Exalted reason, Resplendent daughter of the head divine,Wise founders of the system of the world,Guide of the stars, who are thou then, if thou,Bound to the tail of folly's uncurb'd steed,Must, vainly shrieking, with the drunken crowd,Eyes open, plunge down headlong in the abyss.

  4. Vikrant Parsai:

    The man trying to find a horse or a wife without fault has neither steed in his stable nor angel in his bed.

  5. Rick Buhr:

    Mandi Steed was one of the people that really stepped up and... was working a ton of hours, filling in, and I'm sure it wore on Mandi Steed, we lost a lot of good people who either got other jobs or decided to leave this industry for something else.

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