(n.) A brass rule with sights, formerly used, in connection with a circumferentor, to take altitudes.
(n.) A slip of ribbon, parchment, etc., attached to a document to hold the appended seal; also, the seal.
(n.) A writing annexed by way of addition, as a codicil added to a will.
(v. t.) To affix in or on a label.
(n.) 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.
(n.) In mediaeval art, the representation of a band or scroll containing an inscription.
(n.) 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.
(n.) A tassel.
(v. t.) To affix a label to; to mark with a name, etc.; as, to label a bottle or a package.
(n.) 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.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Label'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/l/label.html. 1828.