hanging indention

noun

: indention of all the lines of a paragraph except the first

Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hanging indention was in 1904

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“Hanging indention.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hanging%20indention. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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