guide word

guide word
noun
a word printed at the top of the page of a dictionary or other reference book to indicate the first or last item on that page
Syn: ↑guideword, ↑catchword
Hypernyms: ↑word

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noun
: catchword 1b

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catchword (def. 2).
[1925-30]

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guide word,
a word put at the top of a page as a guide to the contents of the page; catchword. The guide words for these two pages are guideboard and gun.

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noun, pl ⋯ words [count]
: either one of the words that are at the top of a page in a dictionary or similar book and that show the first and last words on the page

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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