Examples from the Web for versicle
It consists of three texts describing the mystery, recited as versicle and response alternately with the salutation "Hail, Mary!"
"I only chanted a versicle from one of the Psalms," he explained.The Spanish Brothers|Deborah Alcock
He gives a Sunday-school feast every year, which begins with a versicle and a response.The Silent Isle|Arthur Christopher Benson
Every versicle—well do we remember it—concluded with the exordium, “Damn their eyes!”A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
And at the end of what seemed to be a versicle of his chant he called Bluebeard.Stories of Comedy|Various