dog tag

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dog tag metal plate on a dog collar bearing its registration number
    • n dog tag military identification tag worn on a chain around the neck
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Usage

In literature:

But go ahead and I'll tag at your heels like a dog.
"Jack North's Treasure Hunt" by Roy Rockwood
Some dogs have a way of reading hearts, and Tag knew within two minutes that Tode loved every lock on Little Brother's sunny head.
"The Bishop's Shadow" by I. T. Thurston
We stopped, and the little taxi-cab, tagging on behind like a small dog after a big one, halted in sympathy.
"Everyman's Land" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Dogs play hide-and-seek, tag, and various chasing games for hours without resting.
"The Human Side of Animals" by Royal Dixon
That particular soldier, by the way, was identified by his dog-tag some days later.
"Morale" by Murray Leinster
He would tag the dog around the clearing until Pal, in desperation, would turn upon him with a savage growl.
"Followers of the Trail" by Zoe Meyer
And in the air the three Jap Zeros tagging doggedly along.
"Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal" by Robert Sydney Bowen
She walked slowly to allow the two unfortunate dogs tagging at her heels to keep pace with her.
"The Red Debt" by Everett MacDonald
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In poetry:

Hark! hark!
The dogs do bark;
Beggars are coming to town.
Some in rags,
And some in tags,
And some in velvet gown.
"The Return From The Quest" by Oscar Fay Adams

In news:

New off- leash dog park opens, tag days and rockin' seniors.
Marine Corps Brat Dog Tag.
During World War II, US Army veteran John Mack, of St Mary Parish, somehow lost his dog tag on the beaches of Normandy .
Animals Tags: dog, painting .
Today, the center has seen and evaluated almost 500 children for MS. February 23, 2010 Tags: Hot dog, Pediatrics .
Videos Tags: cat, dog, pet .
Pets Tags: dog, pet .
Videos Tags: dog, pet .
Videos Tags: baby, dog, play .
Viewing posts tagged polka dog bakery.
Videos Tags: dog, poo , show.
Q & A Tags: Dogs, kbazfm, Pets.
Q & A Tags: dogs, kbazfm, Pets.
Videos Tags: dog, prairie .
Found dogs come with price tag .
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In science:

For e xample, a dog expert tags an image of a beagle as “beagle,” whereas the average user may tag a similar image as “dog.” Unless the user is aware of the basic level variation and supplies more specific (and more general) keywords during tag search, he may miss a large number of relevant images.
Personalizing Image Search Results on Flickr
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