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[poo l-kwoht] /ˈpʊlˌkwoʊt/

(in a magazine or newspaper) an excerpted line or phrase, in a larger or display typeface, run at the top of a page or in a mid-column box to draw attention to the text of the article or story from which it is quoted; blurb.

an excerpted line or phrase printed in a different typeface or type size that is used as a subheading or in a box to draw attention to the article or story from which it is quoted; also called blurb


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