standfirst

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stand +‎ first This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

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standfirst (plural standfirsts)

  1. (Britain, journalism) Explanatory text under the main heading of a news article, smaller than the heading but still larger than the main text.

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