a fabric tape on which a person's name is written, woven, or printed: for affixing to garments and other personal belongings to identify ownership.
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Origin of name tape
First recorded in 1895–1900
Words nearby name tape
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British Dictionary definitions for nametape
/ (ˈneɪmˌteɪp) /
a narrow cloth tape bearing the owner's name and attached to an article
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