chapter and verse


chapter and verse

noun

Definition of CHAPTER AND VERSE

1
:  the exact reference or source of information or justification for an assertion <clinched their arguments by citing chapter and verse — J. M. Burns>
2
:  full precise information or detail <can give chapter and verse on the effects of diverting defense spending — Horace Sutton>
chapter and verse adverb

First Known Use of CHAPTER AND VERSE

1628

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