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dropline

[drop-lahyn] /ˈdrɒpˌlaɪn/
noun, Journalism.
1.
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.
Origin of dropline
1880-1885
1880-85; drop + line1

stagger head

noun
1.
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