The title logo of any magazine or newspaper, tradionally located at the top of the front cover. Mastheads are a key part of a publication's individuality, expected to be punchy, in keeping with the magazine's subject and easily noticable to anyone faced with the plethora of choice available in any newsagent.

Also known as a nameplate.

Mast"head` (?), n. Naut.

The top or head of a mast; the part of a mast above the hounds.


© Webster 1913.

Mast"head", v. t. Naut.

To cause to go to the masthead as a punishment.



© Webster 1913.

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