Mast·head n. Naut. The top or head of a mast; the part of a mast above the hounds.
Mast·head, v. t. Naut. To cause to go to the masthead as a punishment.
n 1: a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine
(usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of
the publication and the names of the editorial staff,
etc. [syn: flag]
2: the title of a newspaper or magazine; usually printed on the
front page and on the editorial page
3: the head or top of a mast