half title

noun

Definition of half title

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

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San Antonio also won its division’s first-half title. Jeff Sanders, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Homer-happy Hudson Potts plates 7 in TinCaps win," 31 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of half title

1879, in the meaning defined above

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half-timer

half tint

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half-toe

halftone

half-tongue

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The first known use of half title was in 1879

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