- n. A list of titles of the parts of a book or document, organized in the order in which the parts appear.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a table or list of topics in a book, showing their order and the place where they may be found: a summary.
- n. a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start
“To the Greek Patrology there was no index, but a Greek, D. Scholarios, added a list of the authors and subjects, (Athens, 1879) and began a complete table of contents (Athens, 1883).”
“Pagination has also, for the most part, been removed; however, the table of contents indicates the pages on which the poems appeared in the 1893 edition.”
“A table of contents appears on the verso of the title page.”
“In the Missal St. James the Less is not mentioned here in the Calendar, but the Mass of the twenty-ninth is his; there is nothing of St. Thomas, and the table of contents of the Ximenes Missal refers to the Mass of that day as "in translatione”
“The lead article, according to the table of contents on the cover, was titled “The Most Memorable Venusian I Ever Met.””
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"Pliny the Elder credits Quintus Valerius Soranus (d. 82 B.C.) as the first author to provide a table of contents to help readers navigate a lengthy work." --Wikipedia
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