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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STEED

"We shut the door when the steed's stolen, Mr. Arthur," was his salutation.

I thank you, Captain, I shall use my own steed, which is waiting for me close at hand.

Our steed was then put in again in a few seconds, and we proceeded on our way.

And he brought back with him from that land a steed of the gods, nine feet high.

The steed was staked out in the field of the mushrooms of life.

As this rider passed, he checked his steed, and called him of the Maypole by his name.

The new moon is a golden shoe for the hoof of his heroes' steed.

His ears were straining to catch the words now passing between Steed and Bishop.

For who will be selling me a boat and incurring the penalties in Governor Steed's proclamation?

He began to whip and fight his steed as well as the cattle unmercifully.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English steda "stallion, stud horse," from Proto-Germanic *stodjon (cf. Old Norse stoð), from the root of Old English stod (see stud (2)). In Middle English, "a great horse" (as distinguished from a palfrey), "a spirited war horse." Obsolete from 16c. except in poetic, rhetorical, or jocular language.

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