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  • adj. Inexperienced, untrained.
  • adj. Not expressed in verse, unversified.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not skilled; not versed; unacquainted.
  • Not put in verse: as, thoughts unversed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not having had extensive practice


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