white label


Definition of white label

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

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Origin and Etymology of white label

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

First Known Use: 1970

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a brief usually trivial fact

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