from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The title of a book printed at the top of the first page of the text or on a full page preceding the main title page.

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  • n. see half-title

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  • n. a first page of some books displaying only the title of the book


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  • A leaf before the main title page that lists the title, usually without further details.

    February 25, 2008