by•linePronunciation: (bī'līn"), [key]
—n., v., -lined, -lin•ing.
a printed line accompanying a news story, article, or the like, giving the author's name.
to accompany with a byline: Was the newspaper report bylined or was it anonymous? Also,by'-line".
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