Day-65 (Rubric)

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Word:
Rubric

Status:
Noun

Meaning:
The name or heading under which something is explained;
an explanation or a set of instructions at the beginning of a book or test, etc;
an established rule, tradition or custom.

Sentences:
1) The rubrics at the beginning of the chapters are quite humorous.
2) The rubric, at least among jewellers, is that a man should spend at least a month of his salary on his fiancée's engagement ring.

Origin:
Middle English rubrike which means 'red orcher', heading in red letters of part of a book, from Anglo-French, from Latin rubrica, from rubr-, which means 'rubber red'.

First use:
14th century

Synonyms:
caption, head, header, headline, heading, title

Antonyms:
conclusion, ending.

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