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subhead

[ suhb-hed ]
/ ˈsʌbˌhɛd /
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noun

a title or heading of a subdivision, as in a chapter, essay, or newspaper article.
a subordinate division of a title or heading.
the immediate subordinate of the president or other head of an educational institution.

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On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
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Origin of subhead

First recorded in 1580–90; sub- + head
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