verse

Part of speech: noun

Poetry.

Part of speech: noun

A line of poetry; loosely, a stanza.

Part of speech: noun

A short division of a chapter in the Bible.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Wayland Wells Williams.