tag day

tag day
Etymology: tag (I)
: a day on which contributions are solicited (as for a charity) and small tags are given in return

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a day on which contributions to a fund are solicited, each contributor receiving a tag.

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tag day noun (N American)
A flag day
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Main Entry:tag

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tag day,
U.S. a day when contributions to a certain charity are solicited and contributors are each given a tag to wear.

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n. dated a day on which money is collected for a charity in the street and donors are given tags to show that they have contributed

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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