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dog tag

noun

Simple Definition of dog tag

  • : a small, thin piece of metal that is worn around the neck of an American soldier and that lists the soldier's name, service number, and other information

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dog tag

  1. :  an identification tag (as for military personnel or pets)

1918

First Known Use of dog tag

1918


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