Dog-tag

dog tag

noun
1.
a small disk or strip attached to a dog's harness or collar stating owner, home, etc.
3.
Informal.
a.
any tag for a suitcase, camera, or other personal possession with the owner's name or address.
b.
a tag or card with a person's name or affiliation, worn at conventions, large meetings, etc.

Origin:
1915–20

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dog tag
 
n
slang (US) a military personal-identification disc

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