The definition of a steed is a high-spirited horse.(noun)
A spirited horse that can be ridden is an example of a steed.
See steed in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME stede < OE steda, stud horse, stallion < base of stod, stud
See steed in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English stede
Origin: , from Old English stēda, stallion; see stā- in Indo-European roots.
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