Definitions

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  • n. A verse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A verse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A verse, as of Scripture; a versicle.
  • n. In music, a short piece of organ-music suitable for use as an interlude or short prelude in a church service.

Etymologies

French (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Faithful, the verset of the sixteen Mims is in the chapter Húd and is the saying of the Most High, ‘It was said, O Noah, go down in peace from us, and blessing upon thee!’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The verset ends with, “He warneth you, so haply ye may be mindful.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Poetry & Poets in Rags: Great Regulars: To be sure, the verset is not the form

    Great Regulars: To be sure, the verset is not the form

  • Great Regulars: To be sure, the verset is not the form of Baudelaire's poetry, and while Baudelaire was among the first to pen a modern prose-poem, none was included in Les Fleurs du Mal.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • Moreover, sundry miracles took place here, and a verset of the Koran descended from heaven.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • Suggestion (what a miserable name!) perfectly explains the stigmata of St. Francis and others without preter-natural assistance, and the curative effect of a dose of Koran (a verset written upon a scrap of paper, and given like a pill of p.q.).

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • Dit is ook uit hierdie universiteit dat sulke dapper stemme van waarskuwing en verset teen die apartheids-leer gekom het soos die van 'n B B Keet, Ben Marais, Johan Degenaar, Andre Hugo, Andre du

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Volgens betroubare mediese bronne is die kanse baie groot dat 'n ware hongerstaker na 42 dae in' n koma sal gaan, maar Mnr. Ratte loop nog rond en is helder genoeg om briewe te skryf waarin hy sy ondersteuners aanmoedig tot landwye verset.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Uit Mnr. Ratte en sy ondersteuners se verklarings kan daar geen twyfel wees dat hy bereid was om geweldadig op te tree en dat dit 'n wanvoorstelling is om hom as' n nie-geweldadige persoon wat glo aan lydelike verset, voor te hou.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Dit is nie eenvoudiglik 'n geval van vreedsame verset nie: Mnr Grobbelaar het openlik verklaar dat verlede week se optog na die Pretoria Sentrale

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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