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 for Steed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Steed \Steed\ (st[=e]d), n. [OE. stede, AS. st[=e]da a
     stud-horse, war horse, fr. st[=o]d a stud of breeding steeds;
     akin to G. stute a mare, Icel. stedda, st[=o][eth], a stud.
     [root]163. See Stud of horses.]
     A horse, especially a spirited horse for state or war; --
     used chiefly in poetry or stately prose. "A knight upon a
     steed." --Chaucer.
     [1913 Webster]
           Mounted upon a hot and fiery steed.      --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: (literary) a spirited horse for state or war

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  25 Moby Thesaurus words for "steed":
     Houyhnhnm, brood mare, charger, colt, courser, critter, dobbin,
     entire, entire horse, equine, filly, foal, gelding, horse, mare,
     mount, nag, prancer, stallion, stud, studhorse, tarpan, top horse,
     war-horse, wild horse

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