fistnote
noun Date: circa 1934 matter in a text to which attention is directed by means of an index mark

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fistnote — /fist noht /, n. a printed note, as in a piece of text, distinguished by the figure of a fist with a pointing index finger. [1930 35; FIST1 + NOTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • fistnote — noun A usually important note (as in a book) preceded by a printing character in the shape of a fist with pointed index finger …   Wiktionary

  • fistnote — fist•note [[t]ˈfɪstˌnoʊt[/t]] n. pri index 5) • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • fistnote — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a usually important note (as in a book) preceded by a printing character in the shape of a fist with pointed index finger symbol ☞ * * * /fist noht /, n. a printed note, as in a piece of text, distinguished by the figure of a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • index — in•dex [[t]ˈɪn dɛks[/t]] n. pl. dex•es, di•ces [[t] dəˌsiz[/t]] v. 1) (in a printed work) an alphabetical listing of names, places, and topics along with the numbers of the pages on which they are mentioned or discussed 2) a sequential… …   From formal English to slang

  • mutton fist — noun 1. : a large brawny fist or hand 2. archaic : fistnote …   Useful english dictionary

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