half title


: the title of a book appearing alone on a right-hand page immediately preceding the title page
also : the page itself

Word History

First Known Use

1728, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of half title was in 1728

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“Half title.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20title. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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