Tag and rag, the lowest sort; the rabble. Holinshed.

5. A sheep of the first year. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.

(Tag), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tagged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tagging ]

1. To fit with, or as with, a tag or tags.

He learned to make long-tagged thread laces.

His courteous host . . .
Tags every sentence with some fawning word.

2. To join; to fasten; to attach. Bolingbroke.

3. To follow closely after; esp., to follow and touch in the game of tag. See Tag, a play.

(Tag), v. i. To follow closely, as it were an appendage; — often with after; as, to tag after a person.

(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.

(Tag"belt`) n. (Far.) Same as Tagsore. [Obs.]

(Tag"ger) n.

1. One who, or that which, appends or joins one thing to another.

2. That which is pointed like a tag.

Hedgehogs' or procupines' small taggers.

3. pl. Sheets of tin or other plate which run below the gauge. Knight.

4. A device for removing taglocks from sheep. Knight.

(Tag"let) n. A little tag.

(||Tagl"ia) n. [It., a cutting, a pulley, from tagliare to cut. See Tailor.] (Mech.) A peculiar combination of pulleys. Brande & C.

(Tagl`ia*co"tain) a. (Surg.) Of or pertaining to Tagliacozzi, a Venetian surgeon; as, the Tagliacotian operation, a method of rhinoplasty described by him. [Also Taliacotian, and Tagliacozzian.]

(Tagl*io"ni) n. A kind of outer coat, or overcoat; — said to be so named after a celebrated Italian family of professional dancers.

He ought certainly to exchange his taglioni, or comfortable greatcoat, for a cuirass of steel.
Sir W. Scott.

(Tag"lock`) n. An entangled lock, as of hair or wool. Nares.

(Tag"ni*cate) n. (Zoöl.) The white-lipped peccary.

(Tag"-rag`) n. & a. [See Tag an end, and Rag.] The lowest class of people; the rabble. Cf. Rag, tag, and bobtail, under Bobtail.

If the tag-rag people did not clap him and hiss him, I am no true man.

4. Something mean and paltry; the rabble. [Obs.]

  By PanEris using Melati.

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