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Dictionary Definition

steadfast adj
1 marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable; "firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve"; "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty" [syn: firm, steady, unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unwavering]
2 firm and dependable especially in loyalty; "a steadfast ally"; "a staunch defender of free speech"; "unswerving devotion"; "unswerving allegiance" [syn: staunch, unswerving]

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From stedefast which in turn comes from stedefæst. It is comprised of two parts: stede (“place”) + fæst (“fixed”).


  1. Fixed or unchanging; steady.
  2. Firmly loyal or constant; unswerving.

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Extensive Definition

Steadfast is the fifth studio album by the United Kingdom band Forefather. The album's artwork is done by Martin Hanford. It was released in February of 2008.

Track listing

  1. Brunanburh - 4:53
  2. Cween of the Mark - 4:25
  3. Theodish Belief - 5:20
  4. Hallowed Halls - 5:51
  5. Steadfast - 5:06
  6. Three Great Ships - 5:12
  7. Eostre - 3:33
  8. Fire From the Sky - 4:50
  9. Mellowing of the Mains - 5:32
  10. Wolfhead's Tree - 4:56
  11. Miri it Is - 5:42


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