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dog tag

noun
1.
a small disk or strip attached to a dog's harness or collar stating owner, home, etc.
3.
Informal.
  1. any tag for a suitcase, camera, or other personal possession with the owner's name or address.
  2. a tag or card with a person's name or affiliation, worn at conventions, large meetings, etc.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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British Dictionary definitions for dog-tag

dog tag

noun
1.
(US, slang) a military personal-identification disc
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