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[ oh-ver-lahyn ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˌlaɪn /
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noun Printing, Journalism.
a cutline, usually of one line, appearing over a picture, cartoon, etc.
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Origin of overline

First recorded in 1850–55; over- + line1
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