masthead

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noun mast·head \ˈmast-ˌhed\

Definition of masthead

  1. 1 :  the top of a mast

  2. 2 a :  the printed matter in a newspaper or periodical that gives the title and details of ownership, advertising rates, and subscription rates b :  the name of a publication (as a newspaper) displayed on the top of the first page

15th Century

First Known Use of masthead

15th century


MASTHEAD Defined for English Language Learners

masthead

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noun mast·head \ˈmast-ˌhed\

Definition of masthead for English Language Learners

  • : the top of a ship's mast

  • : the name of a newspaper shown on the top of the first page


MASTHEAD Defined for Kids

masthead

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noun mast·head \ˈmast-ˌhed\

Definition of masthead for Students

  1. :  the top of a ship's mast


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