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prose

1. The ordinary language of men in speaking or writing; language not cast in poetical measure or rhythm; contradistinguished from verse, or metrical composition. I speak in prose, and let him rymes make. (Chaucer) Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme. (milton) I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry, that is; prose words in their best order; poetry the best order. (Coleridge)

2. Hence, language which evinces little imagination or animation; dull and commonplace discourse.

3. A hymn with no regular meter, sometimes introduced into the mass. See sequence.

Origin: F. Prose, L. Prosa, fr. Prorsus, prosus, straight forward, straight on, for proversus; pro forward _ versus, p. P. Of vertere to turn. See Verse.


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