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.
Also sub·head·ing (for defs 1, 2).

Origin of subhead

First recorded in 1580–90; sub- + head
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subhead


n.

"smaller heading or title in a book, chapter, newspaper, etc.," 1875, from sub- + head (n.) in the sense of "heading, headline."

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