What does the word versed mean?

Usage examples for versed

  1. What Eugenio would really wish would be to have each successive book of his given for review to some lifelong admirer, some dear and faithful friend, all the better for not being an acquaintance, who had liked him from the beginning and was intimately versed in all his work. – Imaginary Interviews by W. D. Howells
  2. One was a " gentleman" little versed in archeological questions; the other a tall person with the face of a scholar. – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja