half title
noun Date: 1879 the title of a book appearing alone on a right-hand page immediately preceding the title page; also the page itself

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • half-title — half tiˈtle noun 1. A short title preceding the title page or before a section of a book 2. The page on which this appears • • • Main Entry: ↑half * * * ˌhalf ˈtitle 7 [half title half titles] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Half title — is a page carrying nothing but the title of a book, as opposed to the title page, which also lists subtitle, author, publisher and similar data.Reference* Chicago Manual of Style :15th ed.:(University of Chicago Press, 2003)External links*… …   Wikipedia

  • half title — n. the title of a book, often abbreviated, on the odd page preceding (or sometimes following) the main title page …   English World dictionary

  • half-title — /ˈhaf taɪtl/ (say hahf tuytl) noun 1. the short title of a book printed on the page preceding the titlepage. 2. the title of any subdivision of a book when printed on a separate page. 3. the page on which the half title is printed. Also, bastard… …   Australian English dictionary

  • half title — half′ ti tle n. pri the first printed page of certain books, appearing before the title page and containing only the title of the book …   From formal English to slang

  • half-title — noun a page before the title page containing the books title but no title page details Syn: bastard title, fly title …   Wiktionary

  • half title — 1. Also called bastard title. the first printed page of certain books, appearing after the end papers and before the title page and containing only the title of the book. 2. the title of any subdivision of a book when printed on a full page by… …   Universalium

  • half-title — noun the title of a book, printed on the right hand page before the title page. ↘the title of a section of a book printed on the right hand page before it …   English new terms dictionary

  • half title — noun A book title printed on the recto of the page preceding the main title page, or sometimes at the top of the first page of the text …   Wiktionary

  • half title — noun a first page of some books displaying only the title of the book • Syn: ↑bastard title • Hypernyms: ↑page …   Useful english dictionary

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