from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A featured story in a magazine that concerns the image on the cover.
  • noun A false story intended to deceive or mislead.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A story that appears on the front page of a publication.
  • noun espionage A fictitious account that is intended to hide one's real motive.


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