staggered head


noun Journalism.
a headline or bank consisting of a top line set flush with the left margin, with each succeeding line indented on the left, and the final line flush with the right margin.
Also called stagger head, staggered head, stephead, stepped line.

1880–85; drop + line1 Unabridged

stagger head

Also, staggered head. Unabridged
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