noun Scot. and North England.
Words nearby steading
Definition for steading (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of stead
Examples from the Web for steading
To live in a steading somewhere, equipped with a reliable well, vegetable patch, fireplace, maybe a wood-fired Aga.
She appeared to Ulysses in the steading of Eumœus, the swineherd, as a “woman tall and fair, and skilful in splendid handiwork.”Needlework As Art|Marian Alford
There was little sound in the air, but from the steading came the happy laughter of a child.The Path of the King|John Buchan
Now Vigi the warlock knew every man's affairs who came to the steading or left it.
British Dictionary definitions for steading (1 of 3)
Word Origin for steading
British Dictionary definitions for steading (2 of 3)
Word Origin for stead
British Dictionary definitions for steading (3 of 3)
Idioms and Phrases with steading
see in someone's shoes (stead); stand in good stead. Also see under instead.