running title


Definition of running title

: the title or abbreviated title of a volume printed at the top of left-hand text pages or sometimes of all text pages

Examples of running title in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thanks to the Capitals, Detroit has now moved up the list of cities with the longest-running title droughts. Orion Sang, Detroit Free Press, "Where Detroit ranks among longest championship droughts," 8 June 2018 Yet for many customers, those exclusive, limited-run titles are a central part of Record Store Day’s draw. Terence Cawley,, "It’s the vinyl countdown to Record Store Day," 18 Apr. 2018 Another possibility: Khris Davis of the Homeless A’s wins the MLB home-run title with a tidy 50 jacks and inspires the A’s to become contenders, thus making Davis an MVP candidate. Scott Ostler, San Francisco Chronicle, "Could the Bay Area have the Heisman winner and multiple MVPs this year?," 18 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of running title

circa 1625, in the meaning defined above

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“Running title.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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