A short editorial, or a paragraph in an editorial(noun)
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Use "leaderette" in a sentence
"I wonder, "says he, as we got out at the Fort and went along the verandah," if a leaderette in the old Thunderer might stir 'em up, what?"
"He was warm in his congratulations, and the next day the Morning Post printed a whole column, and even in addition, mark you, wrote an appreciative leaderette upon the arrival of a new figure upon the political scene."
"Then there were dinners at Dutranquoy's Hotel, with discussions afterwards about whether the Raffles Club oughtn't to be revived, and how the building of the new Chinese Pauper Hospital was progressing, and the price of sugar, and the latest leaderette in the "Free Press", and for the wilder spirits, a game of pyramids on the hotel billiard table - I played twice, and felt soiled at my beastly indulgence."