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Definition of Verses

Verse
Verse Verse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Versed; p. pr. & vb. n. Versing.] To tell in verse, or poetry. [Obs.] Playing on pipes of corn and versing love. --Shak.
Verse
Verse Verse, v. i. To make verses; to versify. [Obs.] It is not rhyming and versing that maketh a poet. --Sir P. Sidney.
Verse
Verse Verse, n. [OE. vers, AS. fers, L. versus a line in writing, and, in poetry, a verse, from vertere, versum, to turn, to turn round; akin to E. worth to become: cf. F. vers. See Worth to become, and cf. Advertise, Averse, Controversy, Convert, Divers, Invert, Obverse, Prose, Suzerain, Vortex.] 1. A line consisting of a certain number of metrical feet (see Foot, n., 9) disposed according to metrical rules. Note: Verses are of various kinds, as hexameter, pentameter, tetrameter, etc., according to the number of feet in each. A verse of twelve syllables is called an Alexandrine. Two or more verses form a stanza or strophe. 2. Metrical arrangement and language; that which is composed in metrical form; versification; poetry. Such prompt eloquence Flowed from their lips in prose or numerous verse. --Milton. Virtue was taught in verse. --Prior. Verse embalms virtue. --Donne. 3. A short division of any composition. Specifically: (a) A stanza; a stave; as, a hymn of four verses. Note: Although this use of verse is common, it is objectionable, because not always distinguishable from the stricter use in the sense of a line. (b) (Script.) One of the short divisions of the chapters in the Old and New Testaments. Note: The author of the division of the Old Testament into verses is not ascertained. The New Testament was divided into verses by Robert Stephens [or Estienne], a French printer. This arrangement appeared for the first time in an edition printed at Geneva, in 1551. (c) (Mus.) A portion of an anthem to be performed by a single voice to each part. 4. A piece of poetry. ``This verse be thine.' --Pope. Blank verse, poetry in which the lines do not end in rhymes. Heroic verse. See under Heroic.

Meaning of Verses from wikipedia

- one of the 6,236 verses found in the Qur'an Verse (band), a hardcore punk band Verse (rapper) (b. 1986), British hip hop artist Verse (po****r music)...
- "This Be The Verse" is a lyric poem in three verses of four iambic tetrameter on an alternating rhyme scheme, by the English poet Philip Larkin (1922–1985)...
- to many Psalms are regarded as independent verses or parts of the subsequent verses, making 116 more verses, whereas established Christian practice treats...
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- to create his characters. The title refers to the satanic verses, a group of Quranic verses that allow intercessory prayers to be made to three Pagan...
- Verse paragraphs are stanzas with no regular number of lines or groups of lines that make up units of sense. They are usually separated by blank lines...
- Verse drama is any drama written as verse to be spoken; another possible general term is poetic drama. For a very long period, verse drama was the dominant...
- The first use of the expression 'Satanic Verses' is attributed to Sir William Muir (1858). The plural "verses" is usually emplo**** even though the p****age...
- In the countable sense, a verse is formally a single metrical line in a poetic composition. However, verse has come to represent any division or grouping...
- Night Verses are an American post-rock band with members from Long Island, New York and Fullerton, California. The group consists of Guitarist Nick DePirro...
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