verset

verset

[vur-sit]
noun
1.
Prosody. a brief verse, especially from Scripture.
2.
Music. a brief piece for pipe organ, formerly used as part of the music for the Catholic Mass.
3.
Archaic. versicle.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English < Old French. See verse, -et

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