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chapter head

printed material appearing before and usually above the text of a chapter, as a title, number, quotation, etc. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • This text has been restored from the original Fireside Companion serialization along with the chapter head poem.

    Kathleen's Diamonds Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
  • At the same time it was customary to give a fairly full synopsis of the contents of each chapter under the chapter head.

    Capitals Frederick W. Hamilton
  • There was only that one chapter head on either page, and alas, its opening words were not "it came to pass."

    Georgina of the Rainbows Annie Fellows Johnston
  • However, where a new chapter begins in the center of a page, the page number has been moved to the chapter head.

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