subhead

[ suhb-hed ]
/ ˈsʌbˌhɛd /

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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Also sub·head·ing (for defs 1, 2).

Origin of subhead

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

subhead

/ (ˈsʌbˌhɛdɪŋ) /

noun

the heading or title of a subdivision or subsection of a printed work
a division subordinate to a main heading or title
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