steed

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Middle English stede (steed), from Old English steda (stallion, stud), from Proto-West Germanic *stōdijō; (compare Old Dutch stoti (herd of horses), Old High German stuot (herd of horses)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: stēd, IPA(key): /stiːd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːd

Noun[edit]

steed (plural steeds)

  1. (archaic, poetic) A stallion, especially in the sense of mount.
  2. (cycling, slang, humorous) A bicycle.

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

steed

  1. Alternative form of stede (place)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

steed

  1. Alternative form of stede (steed)

North Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian stede, which derives from Proto-Germanic *stadiz. Cognates include West Frisian stêd.

Noun[edit]

steed n (plural steeden)

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) city, town

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