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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Versificator A versifier. "The best versificator next Virgil."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n versificator A versifier.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Versificator a male, female, maker of verses
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. fers—L. versus, vorsus, a line, furrow, turning—vertĕre, to turn; influenced by O. Fr. vers.


In literature:

The first of these singers were the troubadours, who were traveling minstrels especially gifted in versification and in music.
"A Popular History of the Art of Music" by W. S. B. Mathews
Independently of which, I question whether the versification is not, in point of harmony, too equal for either of them.
"Notes and Queries, Number 186, May 21, 1853" by Various
They have in good degree given up the pedantic follies of Latin versification and Hebrew orations.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No 3, September, 1862" by Various
But his versification, his subject-matter are entirely independent of all preceding influences.
"A Survey of Russian Literature, with Selections" by Isabel Florence Hapgood
Although the rhythm here is one of the most difficult, the versification could scarcely be improved.
"Harvard Classics Volume 28" by Various
At a very early age the little lad exhibited a precocious talent for versification.
"Great Men and Famous Women, Vol. 7 of 8"
The Boy's earliest attempts at versification were found, the other day, in an old desk, and at the end of almost half a century.
"A Boy I Knew and Four Dogs" by Laurence Hutton
All the license he took was that of selection and versification.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
He seldom trusts himself to be lyrical, and when he does his versification is nearly as monotonous as it is in his narrative poetry.
"Hours in a Library" by Leslie Stephen
It displays great facility in versification, and a love of country delights.
"The Age of Pope" by John Dennis
The versification is bold, and in places rugged, whilst the imagery is appropriately grim and sardonic.
"Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
The solemnity of the versification is impressive, and the satire equally dignified and keen.
"Calamities and Quarrels of Authors" by Isaac Disraeli
I asked him if, with regard to French versification, Victor Hugo agreed with him.
"Memoirs of Life and Literature" by W. H. Mallock
Here he became conspicuous for his classical knowledge, and his great powers of versification, which gave promise of future excellence.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2, No. 12, May, 1851." by Various
His versification is exquisitely finished, harmonious, and musically toned.
"The International Monthly, Volume 5, No. 4, April, 1852" by Various
The following sonnet is rather a specimen of versification than of sentiment: the subject is borrowed from Petrarch.
"The Romance of Biography (Vol 1 of 2)" by Anna Jameson
His language is pure, and his versification correct.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 8" by Various
This story is interspersed with poems of the most exquisite delicacy, both in sentiment and in versification.
"Three Philosophical Poets" by George Santayana
What influence lingers is seen in the general theory of versification and in the diction, with some trace in matters of taste.
"Leigh Hunt's Relations with Byron, Shelley and Keats" by Barnette Miller
Expression, versification, melody, pitch of sentiment, remained unaltered.
"Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature" by John Addington Symonds

In poetry:

I shall be famous all over this nation
Centuries after myself shall have died;
People will point to my versification--
I, who was born on the Lower East Side!
"The Monument Of Q.H.F." by Franklin Pierce Adams