from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small strip of cloth showing the owner's name, sewn or glued to a garment.
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He again was wearing the old desert BDU uniform with a Coker nametape, US
Navy nametape, USN Special Warfare Trident, Command Master Chief rank on his collar and a Trident sewn on his desert BDU cap in lieu of rank.
A nametape 'Diana Spencer' is sewn under the frog's eyes.