by-line

byline

[bahy-lahyn] Journalism.
noun
1.
a printed line accompanying a news story, article, or the like, giving the author's name.
verb (used with object), bylined, bylining.
2.
to accompany with a byline: Was the newspaper report bylined or was it anonymous?
Also, by-line.


Origin:
1925–30, Americanism; by- + line1

unbylined, adjective
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by-line
 
n
1.  journalism a line under the title of a newspaper or magazine article giving the author's name
2.  soccer another word for touchline

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byline
1926, "line giving the name of the writer of an article in a newspaper or magazine;" they typically read BY ________.
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