Versicle

A versicle is the first half of one of a set of preces, said or sung by an officiant or cantor and answered with a said or sung response by the congregation or choir. For example, in the following opening of the Anglican service of Evening Prayer according to the Book of Common Prayer, the first line is the versicle and the second is the response....
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Versicle

• (n.) A little verse; especially, a short verse or text said or sung in public worship by the priest or minister, and followed by a response from the people.
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versicle

noun a short verse said or sung by a priest or minister in public worship and followed by a response from the congregation
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Versicle

Ver'si¬∑cle noun [ Latin versiculus , dim. of versus . See Verse .] A little verse; especially, a short verse or text said or sung in public worship by the priest or minister, and followed by a response from the people. « The psalms were in number fifteen, . . . being digested...
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versicle

short verse in church service normally followed by response
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versicle

[n] - a short verse said or sung by a priest or minister in public worship and followed by a response from the congregation
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