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 for Versed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Versed \Versed\, a. [L. versus turned, p. p. vertere. See 1st
     Versed.] (Math.)
     Turned.
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     Versed sine. See under Sine, and Illust. of Functions.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Verse \Verse\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Versed (v[~e]rst); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Versing.]
     To tell in verse, or poetry. [Obs.]
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           Playing on pipes of corn and versing love. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Versed \Versed\ (v[~e]rst), 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; knowledgeable; expert.
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           Deep versed in books and shallow in himself. --Milton.
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           Opinions . . . derived from studying the Scriptures,
           wherein he was versed beyond any person of his age.
                                                    --Southey.
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           These men were versed in the details of business.
                                                    --Macaulay.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  versed
      adj 1: thoroughly acquainted through study or experience; "this
             girl, so intimate with nature"-W.H.Hudson; "knowledgeable
             about the technique of painting"- Herbert Read [syn:
             intimate, knowledgeable, versed]
      n 1: an injectable form of benzodiazepine (trade name Versed)
           useful for sedation and for reducing pain during
           uncomfortable medical procedures [syn: midazolam,
           Versed]

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