white label

noun

Definition of white label

: one of the first group of phonograph records pressed from a recording usually for executive, artist, and reviewer opinion

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First Known Use of white label

1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for white label

so called from its bearing a hand-written or typed white label in contrast to the printed label used on trade records

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“White label.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20label. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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