Corriere della Sera, Italy's largest newspaper, labelled the authorities' behavior as “vile ostracism” toward those faiths.
And even before all the recent events, Mali had been labelled as a sham democracy, full of corruption and ethnic strife.
Each plant is labelled with a pottery marker, swallow-shaped, bearing in ineradicable colors the flower name and its significance.
The five lowest levels were underground and all were labelled "Mineral Industries."
The first was labelled "Repos Pacificque," and represented by means of seven personages an acrostic on the royal name of Charles.
After an explanation with the station-master, the compartment was labelled "Reserved."
It is returning to Elizabethan days, when Managers called a spade a spade, and then so labelled it to prevent mistakes.
Waller was rescued from oblivion and labelled as the first of the classical poets.
The overview is labelled "Wide fertile Valley with but little Timber."
If one specimen on a plate is not as labelled, the whole plate is disqualified.
c.1300, "narrow band or strip of cloth" (oldest use is as a technical term in heraldry), from Old French label, lambel "ribbon, fringe worn on clothes" (13c., Modern French lambeau "strip, rag, shred, tatter"), possibly from Frankish *labba or some other Germanic source (cf. Old High German lappa "flap"), from Proto-Germanic *lapp- (see lap (n.)).
Later "dangling strip of cloth or ribbon used as an ornament in dress," "strip attached to a document to hold a seal" (both early 15c.), and with a general meaning "tag, sticker, slip of paper" (1670s). Meaning "circular piece of paper in the center of a gramophone record" (1907), containing information about the recorded music, led to meaning "a recording company" (1947).
"to affix a label to," c.1600, see label (n.); figurative sense of "to categorize" is from 1853. Related: Labeled; labeling; labelled; labelling.