Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In printing, a metallic rule having on it a line or lines shorter than the width of the column in a newspaper or the page in a book, used to separate one subject from another. See rule.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.