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Title

Etymology: L, titulus, title
a section of the Social Security Act that provides for the establishment, funding, and regulation of a service to a specific segment of the population. Examples include Title XIX, which includes medical coverage under Medicaid, and Title X, which awards lump-sum grants for family planning programs.

title

An honorific designation (Sir, Dr, Lord, Rev, Lady) that a person has inherited, acquired by degree or been given by a deeming authority or monarch.

title

Vox populi The official designation of a thing. See Job title.
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It had known and served all the men of whom the nation is proud, from Sir Francis Drake to Sir John Franklin, knights all, titled and un- titled--the great knights-errant of the sea.
It is a graduated, titled, richly appointed empire, quite superfluous when town-meetings are found to answer just as well.
His people were wealthy and titled, and he went home to England and sold cat's meat, sat around their big house till they gave him more money to start a rubber plantation in the East Indies somewhere, on Sumatra, I think--or was it New Guinea?