Versing
Verse Verse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Versed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Versing}.] To tell in verse, or poetry. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Playing on pipes of corn and versing love. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Verse — Verse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Versed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Versing}.] To tell in verse, or poetry. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Playing on pipes of corn and versing love. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Versed — Verse Verse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Versed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Versing}.] To tell in verse, or poetry. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Playing on pipes of corn and versing love. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • verse — I. noun Etymology: Middle English vers, fers, from Anglo French vers & Old English fers, both from Latin versus, literally, turning, from vertere to turn more at worth Date: before 12th century 1. a line of metrical writing 2. a. (1) metrical… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • verse — I. /vɜs / (say vers) noun 1. (in non technical use) a stanza or other subdivision of a metrical composition: the first verse of a hymn. 2. a succession of metrical feet written or printed or orally composed as one line; one of the lines of a poem …   Australian English dictionary

  • Prose — Prose, v. i. 1. To write prose. [1913 Webster] Prosing or versing, but chiefly this latter. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Verse — Verse, v. i. To make verses; to versify. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] It is not rhyming and versing that maketh a poet. Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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