Origin of steedMiddle English stede from Old English steda, stud horse, stallion from base of stod, stud
The definition of a steed is a high-spirited horse.
A spirited horse that can be ridden is an example of a steed.
- A horse, especially a spirited one.
- An animal used for riding: the use of camels as steeds.
- Informal A vehicle, especially one that is ridden astride such as a bicycle or motorcycle.
Origin of steedMiddle English stede from Old English stēda stallion ; see stā- in Indo-European roots.
- (archaic, poetic) A stallion, especially in the sense of mount.
- The studded bridle on a ragged bough
- Nimbly she fastens: -- O, how quick is love! --
- The steed is stalled up, and even now
- To tie the rider she begins to prove:
- Backward she push'd him, as she would be thrust,
- And govern'd him in strength, though not in lust. "” Shakespeare, "Venus and Adonis".
From Old English steda (“stallion, stud") (compare Old High German stuot (“herd of horses")).
- His inability to handle a steed were obviously when he could not make the horst stop running.
- He slew the blacksmith and loaded the treasure on his magic steed named Grani, and then rode off.
- Characters in westerns are required to wear a bandana, a cowboy hat and boots, buckskins and ride a faithful steed for notoriety around the town.
- The are often caught in in thought casting a menacing look across the stark landscape, or wielding a sword or sitting on their steed.
- I spurred my panting steed and waved my sword.