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 for Tag
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tag \Tag\, n. [From Tag, v.; cf. Tag, an end.]
     A child's play in which one runs after and touches another,
     and then runs away to avoid being touched.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tag \Tag\, n. [Probably akin to tack a small nail; cf. Sw. tagg
     a prickle, point, tooth.]
     1. Any slight appendage, as to an article of dress; something
        slight hanging loosely; specifically, a direction card, or
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     2. A metallic binding, tube, or point, at the end of a
        string, or lace, to stiffen it.
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     3. The end, or catchword, of an actor's speech; cue.
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     4. Something mean and paltry; the rabble. [Obs.]
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     Tag and rag, the lowest sort; the rabble. --Holinshed.
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     5. A sheep of the first year. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tag \Tag\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tagged; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To fit with, or as with, a tag or tags.
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              He learned to make long-tagged thread laces.
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              His courteous host . . .
              Tags every sentence with some fawning word.
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     2. To join; to fasten; to attach. --Bolingbroke.
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     3. To follow closely after; esp., to follow and touch in the
        game of tag. See Tag, a play.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tag \Tag\, v. i.
     To follow closely, as it were an appendage; -- often with
     after; as, to tag after a person.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic
           that is attached to something to indicate its owner,
           nature, price, etc. [syn: tag, ticket]
      2: a label associated with something for the purpose of
         identification; "semantic tags were attached in order to
         identify different meanings of the word"
      3: a small piece of cloth or paper [syn: rag, shred, tag,
         tag end, tatter]
      4: a game in which one child chases the others; the one who is
         caught becomes the next chaser
      5: (sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which
         changes their status in the game)
      v 1: attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles" [syn:
           tag, label, mark]
      2: touch a player while he is holding the ball
      3: provide with a name or nickname
      4: go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the
         mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit" [syn:
         chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase,
         dog, go after, track]
      5: supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  257 Moby Thesaurus words for "tag":
     PS, Parthian shot, Thule, Ultima Thule, accompany, add, addendum,
     adjoin, affix, afterpart, afterpiece, afterthought, agglutinate,
     allocate, allot, annex, appellation, appellative, append, appendix,
     appoint, appropriate to, assign, assign to, attach, attend,
     back matter, baggage check, banality, baptize, bedog, billhead,
     binomen, binomial name, bitter end, book stamp, bookplate,
     bottom dollar, boundary, brand, broad arrow, bromide, burden, butt,
     butt end, byword, cachet, call, chase, check, chip, chorus,
     christen, cliche, coda, codicil, cognomen, colophon, come after,
     come behind, complicate, conclusion, conjoin, consequence,
     continuance, continuation, counter, counterfoil, countermark,
     coupon, crumb, cryptonym, decorate, define, denominate,
     denomination, designate, designation, destine, detail, docket, dog,
     double take, dub, dying words, earmark, empty title, encumber,
     entitle, envoi, epilogue, epithet, eponym, euonym, extreme,
     extremity, fag end, farthest bound, fate, follow, follow-through,
     follow-up, glue on, go after, go behind, government mark,
     government stamp, hallmark, handle, hat check, heel, hitch on,
     honorific, hound, hyponym, identify, imprint, infix, join with,
     jumping-off place, label, last words, letterhead, limit, logo,
     logotype, lot, make assignments, mark, mark off, mark out for,
     marker, masthead, moniker, morceau, morsel, move behind, name,
     namesake, nib, nickname, nip, nomen, nomen nudum, nominate, ordain,
     ornament, parting shot, paste on, patch, peroration, plate,
     platitude, plus, point, pole, portion off, postface, postfix,
     postlude, postscript, prefix, price tag, proper name, proper noun,
     prosaicism, prosaism, pursue, put with, queue, refrain,
     registered trademark, reserve, restrict, restrict to, rubber stamp,
     running head, running title, saddle with, schedule,
     scientific name, scrap, scrip, seal, second thought, secret name,
     sequel, sequela, sequelae, sequelant, sequent, sequitur, set,
     set apart, set aside, set off, shadow, shibboleth, shiver, shred,
     sigil, signet, slap on, sliver, slug, smithereen, snick, snip,
     snippet, specify, splinter, stamp, sticker, stitch, string along,
     stub, stump, style, subjoin, subscript, suffix, superadd,
     superpose, supplement, swan song, tab, tack on, tag after,
     tag along, tag end, tag on, tail, tail end, tailgate, tailpiece,
     tally, tatter, tautonym, term, ticket, tip, title, title page,
     token, trade name, trademark, trademark name, trail, trail after,
     trailer, train, tread close upon, trinomen, trinomial name, truism,
     unite with, wake

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Technical Advisory Group (PIMA, I3C)

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Technical Architecture Group (W3C)

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  empty element tag
  end tag
  start tag
      An SGML, HTML, or XML token
     representing the beginning (start tag: "

") or end (end tag: "

") of an element. In normal SGML syntax (and always in XML), a tag starts with a "<" and ends with an ">". In HTML jargon, the term "tag" is often used for an "{element". (2001-01-31)

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