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I was the only woman in the party, and, like "Weary Waddles," tagged behind.

He tagged our chairs, too, as our names were on the backs only.

If he succeeds, the one tagged becomes "it" and the game proceeds.

When he was tagged, he took his turn as It without a murmur.

In this one sentence she tagged my forest work as being valueless.

Jim "tagged" the little girl as she came back with her pail.

We rowed to the ship and the line was carried aboard and tagged onto a winch.

The three tagged at his sides to the foot of the rise on which stood the Millionaire's house.

These epigrams end smartly, and each of them is tagged with two guineas.

If tagged, they could be assorted at once and taken to their homes.

WORD ORIGIN

"small hanging piece from a garment," c.1400, perhaps from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norwegian tagg "point, prong, barb," Swedish tagg "prickle, thorn," Middle Low German tagge "branch, twig, spike"); cognate with tack (n.1). Meaning "label" is first recorded 1835; sense of "automobile license plate" is recorded from 1935, originally underworld slang. Meaning "an epithet, popular designation" is recorded from 1961, hence slang verb meaning "to write graffiti in public places" (1990).

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