versicle

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Versicle \Ver"si*cle\, noun [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. Versicolor

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

versicle

noun

1: 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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