cutline

noun
cut·​line | \ ˈkət-ˌlīn How to pronounce cutline (audio) \

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the cutline wrongly identified the people in the photo

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Corrections posted January 27, 2010 The original version of the first photograph's cutline misstated the type of system being installed and for whom. The Christian Science Monitor, "Corrections," 4 Mar. 2019 The original version of the first photograph's cutline misstated the type of system being installed and for whom. The Christian Science Monitor, "Corrections," 4 Mar. 2019 The cutline says the tiles were made by thousands of children from clay taken from the banks of Lake Hodges and that Holmes, a local artist, won the $500 first place prize for her mural design. J. Harry Jones, sandiegouniontribune.com, "An Escondido mural in jeopardy," 7 July 2017 The public editor’s take: The cutline caught my attention too — why no mention of the woman, when there are clearly three people in the photo? Liz Spayd With Evan Gershkovich, New York Times, "Friday Mailbag: The Veil, Storm Troopers and False Equivalence," 16 Dec. 2016

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First Known Use of cutline

1943, in the meaning defined above

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