chapter and verse

noun

Definition of chapter and verse

  1. 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. 2 :  full precise information or detail can give chapter and verse on the effects of diverting defense spending — Horace Sutton

chapter and verse

adverb

1628

First Known Use of chapter and verse

1628

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