Definition for STEER

STEER, n.1 [Sax. steor, styre; D. stier.]

A young male of the ox kind or common ox. It is rendered in Dutch, a bull; but in the United States, this name is generally given to a castrated taurine male from two to four years old. With solemn pomp then sacrific'd a steer. – Dryden.

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