Tag day
Tag day Tag day A day on which contributions to some public or private charity or fund are solicited promiscuously on the street, and tags given to contributors to wear as an evidence of their having contributed. Such solicitation is now subject to legal restriction in various places. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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