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title Idioms & Phrases


Abstract of title

  • (Law), an epitome of the evidences of ownership.
Webster 1913

bastard title

  • noun a first page of some books displaying only the title of the book
    bastard title.
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Brief of title

  • an abstract or abridgment of all the deeds and other papers constituting the chain of title to any real estate.
Webster 1913

Cloud on a (or the) title

  • (Law), a defect of title, usually superficial and capable of removal by release, decision in equity, or legislation.
Webster 1913

conveyance of title

  • noun act of transferring property title from one person to another
    conveyancing; conveyance; conveying.
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Courtesy title

  • a title assumed by a person, or popularly conceded to him, to which he has no valid claim; as, the courtesy title of Lord prefixed to the names of the younger sons of noblemen.
Webster 1913

half title

  • noun a first page of some books displaying only the title of the book
    bastard title.
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Moor titling

  • (Zoöl.), the European stonechat (Pratinocola rubicola).
Webster 1913

Running title

  • noun the title (or a shortened title) of a book used as a running head
WordNet
  • (Print.), the title of a book or chapter continued from page to page on the upper margin. it may be different, for conciseness, from the title on the first page.
Webster 1913

sea titling

Sea" tit"ling
Definitions
  1. (Zoöl.) The rock pipit.
Webster 1913

statute title

  • noun a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with
    rubric; title.
    • Title 8 provided federal help for schools
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title bar

  • noun (computer science) a horizontal label at the top of a window, bearing the name of the currently active document
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title deed

  • noun a legal document proving a person's right to property
    title deed.
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Title deeds

  • noun a legal document proving a person's right to property
    title deed.
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  • (Law), the muniments or evidences of ownership; as, the title deeds to an estate.
Webster 1913

title of respect

  • noun an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'
    form of address; title.
    • the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title
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title page

  • noun a page of a book displaying the title and author and publisher
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title role

  • noun the role of the character after whom the play is named
    name part.
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title-holder

  • noun someone who has won first place in a competition
    champ; champion.
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title-page

Ti"tle-page` noun
Definitions
  1. The page of a book which contains it title.
    The world's all title-page; there's no contents. Young.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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