a line identifying the writer of a newspaper or magazine article
transitive verbby′lined·, by′lin·ing
to supply a byline to (an article)
A line at the head of a newspaper or magazine article carrying the writer's name.
transitive verbby·lined, by·lin·ing, by·lines, also by-lined or by-lin·ing or by-lines
To publish (a newspaper or magazine article) under a byline.