Definition for Steel (-'s)

steel (-'s), n. [OE < Germanic 'made of metal, firm, rigid'.]

  1. Refined metal; carburate of iron; strong durable substance; [fig.] bravery; nerve; courage; extraordinary endurance.
  2. Metal made from iron and carbon.
  3. Durability; firmness; hardness; physical strength.
  4. Sword; dagger; spear; offensive weapon; [fig.] cruelty; rudeness; social coldness; harshness in manner.

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