- versed sine,
Origin of versicle
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