Steered
Steer Steer, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Steered} (st[=e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Steering}.] [OE. steeren, steren, AS. sti['e]ran, st[=y]ran, ste['o]ran; akin to OFries. stiora, stiura, D. sturen, OD. stieren, G. steuern, OHG. stiuren to direct, support, G. steuer contribution, tax, Icel. st[=y]ra to steer, govern, Sw. styra, Dan. styre, Goth. stiurjan to establish, AS. ste['o]r a rudder, a helm, and probably to Icel. staurr a pale, stake, Gr. stayro`s, and perhaps ultimately to E. stand. [root]168. Cf. {Starboard}, {Stern}, n.] To direct the course of; to guide; to govern; -- applied especially to a vessel in the water. [1913 Webster]

That with a staff his feeble steps did steer. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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