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"No, I suppose not," said Hester, thus disclaiming the title.

They gave him a title which distinguished him from the others.

The greatest honor history can bestow is the title of peacemaker.

They are the volunteers, the owner-drivers of the Corps, many of them men of wealth and title.

The use of a title higher than his own flattered the Inspector, and he was moved to graciousness.

But—if indeed, you are dazzled by the glamour of a title—do not be too confident of his fealty.

Nero, in which Mattheson sang the title part, was a failure.

There is no good English equivalent for Soto's title of Adelantado.

He could do no more—yes, he took up a brush and added the title: "The Last Stand."

The publishers objected to the title because they saw in it a touch of sensationalism.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "inscription, heading," from Old French title (12c.), and in part from Old English titul, both from Latin titulus "inscription, heading," of unknown origin. Meaning "name of a book, play, etc." first recorded mid-14c. The sense of "name showing a person's rank" is first attested 1580s.

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