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Verse

- Noun

A line consisting of a certain number of metrical feet (see Foot, n., 9) disposed according to metrical rules.

- Noun

Metrical arrangement and language; that which is composed in metrical form; versification; poetry.

- Noun

One of the short divisions of the chapters in the Old and New Testaments.

- Noun

A portion of an anthem to be performed by a single voice to each part.

- Noun

A stanza; a stave; as, a hymn of four verses.

- Noun

A short division of any composition.

- Verb

To tell in verse, or poetry.

- Verb i.

To make verses; to versify.


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