For the brands doing big volume, the formula is: buy tankers of bulk juice, and slap a label on it.
Instead, he chafed underneath the corporate umbrella of LVMH, the massive luxury conglomerate that owned the label.
Is there a fear that any form of popular embrace would damage the cred of ICP and the label?
Because of his support for civil unions, it has become common for pundits to label Huntsman a “social moderate.”
Is it that repugnant to label him a hero without the wearisome cycle of celebrity demolition?
The lining was of heavy black silk, stiffened by the label of the maker which was glued to it.
When a buyer had selected what suited her, she dropped the label and the change in the basket.
If the cover is cloth, use ammonia and water instead of shellac before putting on the label.
Forgive me that label, Chum; I think that was the worst offence of all.
The object of the label now manifested itself; it was to attach to our clothes—not likely to be wanted for some time.
c.1300, "narrow band or strip of cloth" (oldest use is as a technical term in heraldry), from Old French label, lambel "ribbon, fringe worn on clothes" (13c., Modern French lambeau "strip, rag, shred, tatter"), possibly from Frankish *labba or some other Germanic source (cf. Old High German lappa "flap"), from Proto-Germanic *lapp- (see lap (n.)).
Later "dangling strip of cloth or ribbon used as an ornament in dress," "strip attached to a document to hold a seal" (both early 15c.), and with a general meaning "tag, sticker, slip of paper" (1670s). Meaning "circular piece of paper in the center of a gramophone record" (1907), containing information about the recorded music, led to meaning "a recording company" (1947).
"to affix a label to," c.1600, see label (n.); figurative sense of "to categorize" is from 1853. Related: Labeled; labeling; labelled; labelling.