from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A printed form of address or advertisement at the head of a sheet of letter-paper. Also called letter-heading.
  • n. A sheet of letter-paper so headed.
  • n. A postage-stamp.


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  • The organisation's letter-head bore no address nor telephone number.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • I had not thought it worth telling the vicar that the stone-mason's number was on the letter-head of the paper Mr. Pascoe had given me, but I wanted to see Lil, and preferably while there was no chance of coming across Mr.. Winton Smith.

    Rose cottage

  • Prof Gerwel said the dismissal letter sent to Mrs Mandela had been on the the President's embossed letter-head and was signed by the President.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • This is the letter-head used by the President in his communication with

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Even if your training in art ended with finger painting in the third grade, a computer can help you prepare distinctive letter-head, business cards, and resume “brochures.”


  • Half those patrons on the letter-head don't exist, and the others didn't know their names were being used. '

    Whip Hand

  • It was a letter typewritten upon her cousin's letter-head; but it was not dictated by Mr. Adair MacKenzie.

    Nan Sherwood at Pine Camp or, the Old Lumberman's Secret

  • From the picture on the letter-head the waves seemed to be curling under the Boardwalk onto the lower steps of the front porch.

    The Statesmen Snowbound

  • The next day I went to Lexington, Ky., and while there I wrote a letter to Mr. Abram Hayden, of Aberdeen, Dakota, on one of the letter-head sheets of Mills, Jackson & Johnson, which read as follows:

    The Call of the Beaver Patrol or, A Break in the Glacier

  • He slaved over the confidential letters to Sternberg that Reed entrusted to him to type, tossing away sheet after sheet of letter-head to get a perfect copy, and considered himself well rewarded when the doc - tor praised his neatness.

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]


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