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versed


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Versed  \Versed\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  vers['e],  L.  versatus  p.  p.  of 
  versari  to  turn  about  frequently,  to  turn  over  to  be  engaged 
  in  a  thing  passive  of  versare  See  {Versant},  a.] 
  Acquainted  or  familiar,  as  the  result  of  experience,  study, 
  practice,  etc.;  skilled;  practiced. 
 
  Deep  versed  in  books  and  shallow  in  himself.  --Milton. 
 
  Opinions  .  .  .  derived  from  studying  the  Scriptures, 
  wherein  he  was  versed  beyond  any  person  of  his  age. 
  --Southey. 
 
  These  men  were  versed  in  the  details  of  business. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Versed  \Versed\,  a.  [L.  versus  turned,  p.  p.  vertere  See  1st 
  {Versed}.]  (Math.) 
  Turned. 
 
  {Versed  sine}.  See  under  {Sine},  and  Illust.  of  {Functions}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Verse  \Verse\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Versed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Versing}.] 
  To  tell  in  verse,  or  poetry.  [Obs.] 
 
  Playing  on  pipes  of  corn  and  versing  love.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  versed 
  adj  :  thoroughly  acquainted  with  and  skilled  in  something  through 
  study  or  experience;  "well  versed  in  classical 
  languages"  [syn:  {knowledgeable}]  [ant:  {unversed}] 




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