Definition of BADGE


BADGE

A mark or sign worn by some persons, or placed upon certain
things
for the purpose of designation. Some public officers, as watchmen,
policemen, and the like, are required to wear badges that they may be
readily known. It is used figuratively when we say, possession of personal
property by the seller, is. a badge of fraud.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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