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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.
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title

Vox populi The official designation of a thing. See Job title.
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References in classic literature ?
It is written that every man who received such a beating from the Father of Waterwheels who slow the Emirs, should instantly begin a lawsuit, because the title to his land is not valid."
By that accolade had the Supreme Government acknowledged his title before all men.
We shall not interfere with each other -- your object is a title; mine, money.
Athos, who was of as high birth as the emperor and who inherits one estate which gives him the title of comte, what is he to do with all those dignities -- the Comte de la Fere, Comte de Bragelonne?"
"Unfortunately," said Monte Cristo, "one's title to a millionaire does not last for life, like that of baron, peer of France, or Academician; for example, the millionaires Franck & Poulmann, of Frankfort, who have just become bankrupts."
This work was divided into four (Suidas says five) books, the last one (or two) of which was known as the "Eoiae" and may have been again a distinct poem: the curious title will be explained presently.
The title seems to have arisen in the following way
Northanger Abbey was written in 1797-98 under a different title. The manuscript was revised around 1803 and sold to a London publisher, Crosbie & Co., who sold it back in 1816.
"Not a man of rank and title," she repeated to herself.
"I am afraid you have serious reason to complain of some man of rank and title?" I said.
"'Item, that he shall exercise the authority of Warden, in the Warden's absence.' Why, that's been changed into 'shall be absolute governor for life, with the title of Emperor, if elected to that office by the people.' What!
And I'll take the title of Emperor, as soon as we can safely hold an Election.