After he went public, steed was the target of ridicule and gossip and even received hate mail.
As steed told the paper in 2005, “I felt like I was the one who got in trouble.”
By speaking out, steed saved an unknown number of boys from sexual abuse.
The red-headed ranch boy slipped off the back of his steed and alighted on a rock, so as to make no tracks.
"We shut the door when the steed's stolen, Mr. Arthur," was his salutation.
The splendid English girl on her thoroughbred beside the beautiful Arab steed and his graceful rider.
I thank you, Captain, I shall use my own steed, which is waiting for me close at hand.
Presently, the bull's attention is drawn from the steed, and it turns to face the gaudy matador.
And he brought back with him from that land a steed of the gods, nine feet high.
When he came to the door of the house, all he did was to stand upright, and to let his steed pass from under him.
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.