Definitions of steele

  1. English writer ( 1672- 1729)

Usage examples for steele

  1. " Colonel Steele," she asked, " should you greatly mind if one of your Pollys should find it in her heart to make my boy happy?" – A Venetian June by Anna Fuller
  2. Steele was responsible for many more periodicals, such as the Englishman, the Lover, the Reader, Town Talk, the Tea- Table, Chit- Chat, the Plebeian, and the Theatre, most of which had a rather ephemeral existence. – The Glories of Ireland by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
  3. Alfred weighed the hide and figured up the amount due the farmer when Mr. Steele entered the room, passing the compliments of the day with the farmer. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  4. One of the finest compliments ever paid to a woman was that of Steele, when he said of Lady Elizabeth Hastings, " that to have loved her was a liberal education." – Character by Samuel Smiles
  5. Steele, who, as we have seen, had fought gallantly against the Bill with his pen, now made a very effective speech against it. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy