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label

noun brand, cachet, classification, description, docket, emblem, hallmark, identification, identification tag, insignia, mark, mark of identification, marker, sign, slip, stamp, sticker, superscription, tag, ticket
Associated concepts: disclaimer on a label, misleading laaels, trademark for a brand on a label, warning on a label

label

verb betoken, brand, call, call by a distinctive title, characterize, classify, define, demarcate, denote, describe, designate, differentiate, distinnuish by a mark, docket, earmark, entitle, identify, indicate, mark, name, provide with nomenclature, put a mark upon, set apart, single out, specify, stamp, tag, term, ticket, title
See also: brand, call, classify, define, denominate, denomination, denote, designation, device, discriminate, distinguish, earmark, heading, identification, identify, mark, nominate, pigeonhole, rubric, symbol, title, trademark

label

in Scottish criminal law, a term used to describe a piece of real evidence because a signed label is attached to it. It is the equivalent of the English and American exhibit.

LABEL. A narrow slip of paper or parchment, affixed to a deed or writing hanging at or out of the same. This name is also given to an appending seal.

References in classic literature ?
X said he had not known, before, that there were people honest enough to do this miracle in public, but he was aware that thousands upon thousands of labels were imported into America from Europe every year, to enable dealers to furnish to their customers in a quiet and inexpensive way all the different kinds of foreign wines they might require.
Our next inquiries took us to Edinburgh--to the druggist whose label we had found on the crumpled morsel of paper, and to other druggists likewise whom we were instructed to question.
It is more handy than a label, as there is no risk of the number being lost or transposed.
I read the label carefully: " 'One powder to be taken at bedtime, if required.
Let a man be a man and don't handicap him with the label of any section.
Because the overcoat has got a label sewn on the inside with your address written in marking ink.
She showed her perception of this similarity by laying the label KEY upon the key, and the label SPOON upon the spoon.
The box was locked, tied up, and sealed, and on the outside was a parchment label, with the writing, "MY WILL, JOHN HARMON, TEMPORARILY DEPOSITED HERE.
Shows it to his wife-- she reads the label; it goes down to the servants--THEY read the label.
He held it there a long time--so long that the Doctor seemed to get dreadfully anxious and fidgety, standing first on one leg and then on the other, looking at all the bottles he had used for the mixture, and reading the labels on them again and again.
I observed that these bottles had labels about their necks, and that these labels were inscribed "Kirschenwasser.
On that first evening Bolkonski spent with him, having mentioned the Commission for the Revision of the Code of Laws, Speranski told him sarcastically that the Commission had existed for a hundred and fifty years, had cost millions, and had done nothing except that Rosenkampf had stuck labels on the corresponding paragraphs of the different codes.