Labeled the jars before storing them.
An example of a label is a piece of fabric sewn into the collar of a shirt giving the size, what the shirt is made of and where the shirt was made.
An example of a label is a father introducing one of his sons as "the smart one."
We laughed at her because the label was still on her new sweater.
The label says this silk scarf should not be washed in the washing machine.
Although the label priced this poster at three pounds, I got it for two.
The shop assistant labeled all the products in the shop.
He's been unfairly labeled as a cheat, although he's only ever cheated once.
Origin of label
- Middle English ornamental strip of cloth from Old French probably of Germanic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English label (“narrow band, strip of cloth”), from Old French label, lambel (Modern French: lambeau), from Old Frankish *labba (“torn piece of cloth”), from Proto-Germanic *lappōn, *lappô (“cloth stuff, rag, scraps, flap, dewlap, lobe, rabbit ear”), from Proto-Indo-European *leb- (“blade”). Cognate with Old High German lappa (“rag, piece of cloth”), Old English læppa (“skirt, flap of a garment”). More at lap.