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Versicle Definition

Standard Definition

[n] a short verse said or sung by a priest or minister in public worship and followed by a response from the congregation


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poem, sursum corda, verse form

Misc. Definitions

\Ver"si*cle\, n. [L. versiculus, dim. of versus. See {Verse}.] A little verse; especially, a short verse or text said or sung in public worship by the priest or minister, and followed by a response from the people. The psalms were in number fifteen, . . . being digested into versicles. --Strype.

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