catchword entry

variants: or

catchword title

Definition of catchword entry

  1. 1 :  a title entry (as of a book) in a catalog, list, or index beginning with a significant or an easily remembered word in the title “Architecture, A history of” is a catchword entry

  2. 2 :  the method of entry in a catalog, list, or index that uses catchword entries

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