Steed vs Steedlike - What's the difference?

steed | steedlike |


As a noun steed

is (archaic|poetic) a stallion, especially in the sense of mount.

As an adjective steedlike is

(rare|poetic) resembling a steed; horselike.

steed

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (archaic, poetic) A stallion, especially in the sense of mount.
  • ''The studded bridle on a ragged bough
    ''Nimbly she fastens: -- O, how quick is love! --
    ''The steed is stalled up, and even now
    ''To tie the rider she begins to prove:
    ''Backward she push'd him, as she would be thrust,
    And govern'd him in strength, though not in lust. — Shakespeare, "Venus and Adonis".

    See also

    * horse

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    steedlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (rare, poetic) Resembling a steed; horselike.