1. hit by a bullet
   Literally, labelled, from the old superstition among soldiers that the bullet which hits you has your name on it:
    'Tagged,' he realized. There was no mistaking it, he had been hit before. (W. Smith, 1979)
   2. American
   detected in the commission of a crime
   Being caught and named:
    Ralph got tagged for stealing stamps. (Steinbeck, 1961)

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