cut line


a caption or legend accompanying a cut or illustration in a publication.

1910–15; cut + line1 Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
cutline (ˈkʌtˌlaɪn)
1.  (US), (Canadian) a caption accompanying an illustration
2.  (US), (Canadian) a line marked on a piece of wood, metal, etc, to show where it is to be cut

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