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verset

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noun vers·et \ˈvər-sət, -ˌset; ˌvər-ˈset\

Definition of verset

  1. :  a short verse especially from a sacred book (as the Koran)



Origin and Etymology of verset

Middle English, from Anglo-French, diminutive of vers verse


First Known Use: 13th century


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