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     1. n. plural of verse
     1. n. A poetic form with regular meter and a fixed rhyme scheme.
           Restoration literature is well known for its carefully constructed verse.
     2. n. Poetic form in general.
           The restrictions of verse have been steadily relaxed over time.
     3. n. One of several similar units of a song, consisting of several lines, generally rhymed.
           Note the shift in tone between the first verse and the second.
     4. n. A small section of the Jewish or Christian Bible.
     5. v. (obsolete) To compose verses.
     6. v. To tell in verse, or poetry.
     7. v. to educate about, to teach about.
           He versed us in the finer points of category theory.
     8. v. (colloquial) To oppose, to be an opponent for, especially in a video game.
           Verse him, G!

Example Sentences

"Take my book and copy it out." "You are not ignorant that I write slowly, and you would copy the whole thing quicker than I would do four or five verses." 
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration of passion, who cannot write well under other circumstances. 

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