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cutline

[ kuht-lahyn ]
/ ˈkʌtˌlaɪn /
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noun
a caption or legend accompanying a cut or illustration in a publication.
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Origin of cutline

First recorded in 1910–15; cut + line1
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British Dictionary definitions for cutline

cutline
/ (ˈkʌtˌlaɪn) /

noun
US and Canadian a caption accompanying an illustration
US and Canadian a line marked on a piece of wood, metal, etc, to show where it is to be cut
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