What does the word steed mean?

Usage examples for steed

  1. I suppose that he had managed to find this steed somewhere on the way, meeting with mounted men hurrying to the levy like himself most likely. – A Sea Queen's Sailing by Charles Whistler
  2. Thus wild did Eckart weep, Till mind and sense were gone; Then madly down the steep He spurr'd his true steed on. – Tales From the 'Phantasus', etc. of Ludwig Tieck by Ludwig Tieck
  3. The gallant D'Eyncourt sprang from his steed, and advanced to the spot. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton