treasury tag

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treasury tags


  • IPA(key): /ˈtɹɛʒəɹi ˈtæɡ/


treasury tag (plural treasury tags)

  1. A short piece of cord with metal bars at each end, used in offices for holding papers together or fastening them into a file.
    • 1990, Martin Booth, Dreaming of Samarkand, Morrow
      From within he took several sheets of paper tied together with a green treasury tag.
    • 2014, Boris Johnson, The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History, Hodder & Stoughton
      He had an aversion to staples and paper clips and therefore preferred documents to be joined by a treasury tag, or, as he put it, ‘klopped’.



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