dog tag


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dog tag

n.
1. A metal identification disk attached to a dog's collar.
2. A metal identification tag worn on a chain around the neck by members of the armed forces.

dog tag

n
(Military) slang US a military personal-identification disc

dog′ tag`


n.
1. a small disk attached to a dog's collar stating owner, address, etc.
2. a metal identification tag worn or carried by armed forces personnel.
3. Informal. any identification tag.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dog tag - military identification tag worn on a chain around the neck
tag, ticket - a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
2.dog tag - metal plate on a dog collar bearing its registration number
tag, ticket - a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
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