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.Macaulay.
His courteous host . . .Dryden.
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.]
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.Cotton.
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.Shak.