A grunting camel swung up to the porch, his badged and belted rider fumbling a leather pouch.
He longed for the day when he could don the brass-buttoned blue suit and wear the badged cap of an apprentice seaman.
What a brave little chap he looked in his badged cap and brass-buttoned uniform!
His boss suggested he should, but Tam apparently held other views, went into a shipyard and was "badged and reserved."
But—well, they do not treat us here as badged machines, but human brothers.
mid-14c., perhaps from Anglo-French bage or from Anglo-Latin bagis, plural of bagia "emblem," all of unknown origin.
A police officer (1920s+ Underworld)