noun, plural ver·sos. Printing.
Origin of verso
Definition for verso (2 of 3)
Definition for verso (3 of 3)
Origin of folio verso
Examples from the Web for verso
On the verso of the titlepage and of the next leaf are some verses inscribed in an old hand.
First variant: There is no verso libre, and the rhyme-scheme is a b b c a d d c.
Title with ornament containing an open book, A2 (verso blank).
Transcriptions of ads from the verso of the cover and the verso of the half-title page follow.Paper-bag Cookery|Vera Serkoff
In a verso agudo the last syllable counts for two syllables.
British Dictionary definitions for verso
noun plural -sos
- the back of a sheet of printed paper
- Also called: reverso the left-hand pages of a book, bearing the even numbersCompare recto
Word Origin for verso
Word Origin and History for verso
1839, from Latin verso (folio), ablative singular neuter of versus, past participle of vertere "to turn" (see versus).