What does the word verse mean?

Usage examples for verse

  1. Write French or Italian verse; in that direction you might produce something quite new and cause a great revolution. – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  2. Some weeks after the President visited the school, and the teacher directed his attention to the verse, which was still there. – Lincoln's Use of The Bible by Samuel Trevena Jackson
  3. When he got back to the box he found Madge still singing the last verse of her song. – The Whirligig of Time by Wayland Wells Williams