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Leader (A)

or a leading article. A newspaper article in large type, by the editor or one of the editorial staff. So called because it takes the lead or chief place in the summary of current topics, or because it is meant to lead public opinion.

⁂ The first fiddle of an orchestra and the first cornet-a-piston of a military band is called the leader.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Leach, Leachcraft
Lead (pronounced lÄ—d)
Lead (pronounce leed)
Leaden Hail (Showers of)
Leaden Hall (pronounce leden)
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Leading Case (A)
Leading Note
Leading Question
Leading Strings
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