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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 ?
I should say here that my literary labours are abstruse, the token whereof is many rows of boxes nailed against my walls, each labelled with a letter of the alphabet.
The file would get dull, the rope would break, or my wings would melt in the sun; I should surely kill myself, I should be picked up maimed and crippled; I should be labelled, and put on exhibition in the museum at the Hague between the blood-stained doublet of William the Taciturn and the female walrus captured at Stavesen, and the only result of my enterprise will have been to procure me a place among the curiosities of Holland.
Ruth's promised cure for the habit, flamboyantly labelled, he stowed away in the most inaccessible corner of his bureau.
A POLITICAL Preferment, labelled with its price, was canvassing the State to find a purchaser.