versal

adjective
ver·sal | \ˈvər-səl, ˈvär- \

Definition of versal 

archaic

: entire, whole as pale as any clout in the versal world— William Shakespeare

First Known Use of versal

1592, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for versal

short for universal entry 1

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