What does the word badge mean?

Usage examples for badge

  1. It is a badge, and means a great deal," she said to herself, and she closed her hand over it as she lay in bed. – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  2. When at last he set out for the troop room he found that he had forgotten his scout badge and went back after it. – Tom Slade at Black Lake by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  3. A little while later Uncle Brewster met an Acquaintance who gave him a Complimentary Badge to the Races. – More Fables by George Ade