destrier (plural destriers)
- A large warhorse, especially of a medieval knight.
- 1819, I am resolved to share or avert the danger; which, that I may the better do, I would crave of thee the use of some palfrey whose pace may be softer than that of my destrier.” — Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
- 1855, Dark and the Desert and Destriers me ken, And the Glaive and the Joust, and Paper and Pen. - Al-Mutanabbi tr. by Richard Burton