Subheadings

subhead

[suhb-hed]
noun
1.
a title or heading of a subdivision, as in a chapter, essay, or newspaper article.
2.
a subordinate division of a title or heading.
3.
the immediate subordinate of the president or other head of an educational institution.
Also, subheading (for defs 1, 2).


Origin:
1580–90; sub- + head

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subhead
"smaller heading or title in a book, chapter, newspaper, etc.," 1875, from sub- + head (n.) in the sense of "heading, headline."
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