Origin of versed
Examples from the Web for unversed
Chemists may be able to explain, but simple woman, unversed in the mysteries of chemistry, cannot.The Development of Embroidery in America|Candace Wheeler
This might scarcely be the little Shearman boat manned by two fishermen only; even she, unversed in sea knowledge could tell that.The Light of Scarthey|Egerton Castle
And then Pietro recited some Latin verses, which to Nigel, unversed in such incantations, bore no meaning.The Mercenary|W. J. Eccott
The mandolin-player was not unversed in the psychology of the ward.Love Stories|Mary Roberts Rinehart
She was unversed in the world's ways, and had experienced more of its annoyances than its dangers.
British Dictionary definitions for unversed
Word Origin and History for unversed
"practiced," c.1600, from past participle of obsolete verse "to turn over" (a book, subject, etc.) in study or investigation, from Middle French verser "to turn, revolve" as in meditation, from Latin versare "to busy oneself," literally "to turn to" (see versus).