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scarehead

[skair-hed] /ˈskɛərˌhɛd/
noun
1.
a headline in exceptionally large type.
Compare screamer (def 4).
Origin of scarehead
1885-1890
1885-90; scare + head
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scarehead

noun

A very large and conspicuous headline; screamer (1900+ Newspaper office)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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