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Word of the Day 07/30/21 Versal

Versal (adjective)
versal [ vur-suhl ]


adjective Archaic.
1. universal or whole.

Origin: 1585–95; shortening of universal; cf. varsity

HOW TO USE VERSAL IN A SENTENCE
The dip in cases of this kind has been described as “qua-qua versal” or “periclinal.”
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 5|VARIOUS

I conceive mining to be the noblest business in the ‘versal world.’
WILD WALES|GEORGE BORROW

A stiff Versal of a rather Roman type is used, partly because of the number of the capitals (see p. 126).
WRITING & ILLUMINATING, & LETTERING|EDWARD JOHNSTON

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