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English → English (WordNet) Definition: blank verse blank verse n : unrhymed verse (usually in iambic pentameter)
English → English (gcide) Definition: Blank verse Verse \Verse\, n. [OE. vers, AS. fers, L. versus a line in writing, and, in poetry, a verse, from vertere, versum, to turn, to turn round; akin to E. worth to become: cf. F. vers. See Worth to become, and cf. Advertise, Averse, Controversy, Convert, Divers, Invert, Obverse, Prose, Suzerain, Vortex.] 1. A line consisting of a certain number of metrical feet (see Foot, n., 9) disposed according to metrical rules. [1913 Webster] Note: Verses are of various kinds, as hexameter, pentameter, tetrameter, etc., according to the number of feet in each. A verse of twelve syllables is called an Alexandrine. Two or more verses form a stanza or strophe. [1913 Webster] 2. Metrical arrangement and language; that which is composed in metrical form; versification; poetry. [1913 Webster] Such prompt eloquence Flowed from their lips in prose or numerous verse. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Virtue was taught in verse. --Prior. [1913 Webster] Verse embalms virtue. --Donne. [1913 Webster] 3. A short division of any composition. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) A stanza; a stave; as, a hymn of four verses. [1913 Webster] Note: Although this use of verse is common, it is objectionable, because not always distinguishable from the stricter use in the sense of a line. [1913 Webster] (b) (Script.) One of the short divisions of the chapters in the Old and New Testaments. [1913 Webster] Note: The author of the division of the Old Testament into verses is not ascertained. The New Testament was divided into verses by Robert Stephens [or Estienne], a French printer. This arrangement appeared for the first time in an edition printed at Geneva, in 1551. [1913 Webster] (c) (Mus.) A portion of an anthem to be performed by a single voice to each part. [1913 Webster] 4. A piece of poetry. “This verse be thine.” --Pope. [1913 Webster] Blank verse, poetry in which the lines do not end in rhymes. Heroic verse. See under Heroic. [1913 Webster] Blank \Blank\, a. [OE. blank, blonc, blaunc, blaunche, fr. F. blanc, fem. blanche, fr. OHG. blanch shining, bright, white, G. blank; akin to E. blink, cf. also AS. blanc white. ?98. See Blink, and cf. 1st Blanch.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of a white or pale color; without color. [1913 Webster] To the blank moon Her office they prescribed. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Free from writing, printing, or marks; having an empty space to be filled in with some special writing; -- said of checks, official documents, etc.; as, blank paper; a blank check; a blank ballot. [1913 Webster] 3. Utterly confounded or discomfited. [1913 Webster] Adam . . . astonied stood, and blank. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 4. Empty; void; without result; fruitless; as, a blank space; a blank day. [1913 Webster] 5. Lacking characteristics which give variety; as, a blank desert; a blank wall; destitute of interests, affections, hopes, etc.; as, to live a blank existence; destitute of sensations; as, blank unconsciousness. [1913 Webster] 6. Lacking animation and intelligence, or their associated characteristics, as expression of face, look, etc.; expressionless; vacant. “Blank and horror-stricken faces.” --C. Kingsley. [1913 Webster] The blank . . . glance of a half returned consciousness. --G. Eliot. [1913 Webster] 7. Absolute; downright; unmixed; as, blank terror. [1913 Webster] Blank bar (Law), a plea put in to oblige the plaintiff in an action of trespass to assign the certain place where the trespass was committed; -- called also common bar. Blank cartridge, a cartridge containing no ball. Blank deed. See Deed. Blank door, or Blank window (Arch.), a depression in a wall of the size of a door or window, either for symmetrical effect, or for the more convenient insertion of a door or window at a future time, should it be needed. Blank indorsement (Law), an indorsement which omits the name of the person in whose favor it is made; it is usually made by simply writing the name of the indorser on the back of the bill. Blank line (Print.), a vacant space of the breadth of a line, on a printed page; a line of quadrats. Blank tire (Mech.), a tire without a flange. Blank tooling. See Blind tooling, under Blind. Blank verse. See under Verse. Blank wall, a wall in which there is no opening; a dead wall. [1913 Webster]

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