Step 5: The mistake jumps to Fox News, first introduced by Bob Beckel, the token liberal on the afternoon program, "the Five."
Congratulations to Ross Douthat for inheriting the Bill Kristol Chair in token conservatism at the New York Times.
But before the former First Lady left the Obama Administration, the Tanzanian Ambassador wanted to give her a token of esteem.
Did you every feel like Hollywood was trying to pigeonhole you as the token “hot” woman?
He said some current social media efforts “border on token activism.”
Mair by token,” said Swertha, coolly, “I will see what his father thinks about it.
Since the abolition of slavery the word "slave" has become a token.
Here Asotus must be supposed to leap, or rather tumble, in token of obedience.
All smoked the pipe and grasped hands in token of fraternity.
The poor woman merely bowed her head in token of assent, and left the store, her pale cheeks moistened with tears.
Old English tacen "sign, symbol, evidence" (related to tæcan "show, explain, teach"), from Proto-Germanic *taiknan (cf. Old Saxon tekan, Old Norse teikn "zodiac sign, omen, token," Old Frisian, Middle Dutch teken, Dutch teken, Old High German zeihhan, German zeichen, Gothic taikn "sign, token"), from PIE root *deik- "to show" (see teach).
Meaning "coin-like piece of stamped metal" is first recorded 1590s. Original sense of "evidence" is retained in by the same token (mid-15c.), originally "introducing a corroborating evidence."
"nominal," 1915, from token (n.). In integration sense, first recorded 1960.
If several programmers are working on a program, one programmer will "have the token" at any time, meaning that only he can change the program whereas others can only read it. If someone else wants to modify it he must first obtain the token.