Examples from the Web for destrier
He bade his squire to saddle his destrier, and rode to the palace, to have speech with the lady.
This squire held the bridle of a destrier in his hand, though no man rode thereon.
It would have been a pleasant one had not Heriot and Destrier pretended all sorts of things about our previous acquaintance.The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete|George Meredith
A steed led by the squire in dester was the destrier or dextrarius, or war-horse.A Dictionary of the First or Oldest Words in the English Language|Herbert Coleridge
So, forthwith, the hero got him up on his destrier and ran full tilt against the rock.The Serf|Guy Thorne
British Dictionary definitions for destrier
Word Origin for destrier
Word Origin and History for destrier
war horse, c.1300, from Old French destrier (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *dextrarius "led by the right hand," from Latin dextra, fem. of dexter (see dexterity).