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Definition of Label

Label

  1. A tassel.
  2. A slip of silk, paper, parchment, etc., affixed to anything, usually by an inscription, the contents, ownership, destination, etc.; as, the label of a bottle or a package.
  3. A slip of ribbon, parchment, etc., attached to a document to hold the appended seal; also, the seal.
  4. A writing annexed by way of addition, as a codicil added to a will.
  5. A barrulet, or, rarely, a bendlet, with pendants, or points, usually three, especially used as a mark of cadency to distinguish an eldest or only son while his father is still living.
  6. A brass rule with sights, formerly used, in connection with a circumferentor, to take altitudes.
  7. The name now generally given to the projecting molding by the sides, and over the tops, of openings in mediaeval architecture. It always has a /quare form, as in the illustration.
  8. In mediaeval art, the representation of a band or scroll containing an inscription.
  9. To affix a label to; to mark with a name, etc.; as, to label a bottle or a package.
  10. To affix in or on a label.
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Label Translations

label in Dutch is label, etiket
label in German is Kennzeichen, Kennsatz, kennzeichnen, Etikett
label in Italian is scudo
label in Latin is titulus
label in Norwegian is stemple, merkelapp, etikett
label in Portuguese is etiqueta
label in Swedish is etikett