Chapter Trails
February 11, 2014 1:24 PM   Subscribe

Is there a formal term for the hyphen separated list of keywords and phrases that you sometimes see at the beginning of chapters in a book? These usually form a sequential summary of the chapter ahead. I've most often seen this in older books, but recently in Robert MacFarlane's, "The Old Ways".
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posted by Confess, Fletch at 2:11 PM on February 11, 2014

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