from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To change from prose into verse; to versify.
- v. To change from verse into prose.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To change from prose into verse; to versify; also, to change from verse into prose.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To change from verse into prose.
trans- + prose (Wiktionary)
Heavy complaints have been made respecting the transprosing of the old plays by Cibber; but it never occurred to these critics to ask, how it came that no one ever attempted to transprose a comedy of Shakspeare's.