running head


: a headline repeated on consecutive pages (as of a book)

called also running headline

Word History

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of running head was in 1839

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Cite this Entry

“Running head.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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