Definitions

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  • n. The subhead of a news story.

Etymologies

Deliberate misspelling of deck, to distinguish the word as not belonging in the story. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • so dek and lede are both editorial nicknames that are spelled differently to denote their technical journalistic meaning. OK.

    October 24, 2016