dog tag
noun Date: 1918 an identification tag (as for military personnel or pets)

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  • dog tag — n. 1. an identification tag or license tag for a dog ☆ 2. Slang a military identification tag worn about the neck …   English World dictionary

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  • dog tag — dog ,tag noun count AMERICAN a small piece of metal that people in the military wear around their necks, marked with their name and number …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Dog tag — This article is about identification tags worn by military personnel. For the identifying tag worn by pets, see pet tag. For 2008 film, see Dog Tags (film). For other uses of Dog tag , see Dog tag (disambiguation). A pair of blank dog tags on a… …   Wikipedia

  • dog tag — noun 1. military identification tag worn on a chain around the neck • Hypernyms: ↑tag, ↑ticket 2. metal plate on a dog collar bearing its registration number • Hypernyms: ↑tag, ↑ticket * * * noun 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dog Tag — Plaque d identité militaire Memorial de la Guerre de Corée. Le soldat représenté ici tient une poignée de « dog tags » La plaque d identité militaire (nom officieux : Dog tag) est un élément de l uniforme qui fournit l identité de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dog tag — Plaque d identité militaire Memorial de la Guerre de Corée. Le soldat représenté ici tient une poignée de « dog tags » La plaque d identité militaire (nom officieux : Dog tag) est un élément de l uniforme qui fournit l identité de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dog tag — /ˈdɒg tæg/ (say dog tag) noun 1. → identity disc. 2. Australian History (derogatory) → dog licence (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • dog tag — dog tags N COUNT: usu pl Dog tags are metal identification discs that are worn on a chain around the neck by members of the United States armed forces …   English dictionary

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