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Tatter (3 letter answer)

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The answer TAG is seen frequently, appearing about once every 100 puzzles.

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The "it" game
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Make it?
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Action before crying "You're it!"
It may put someone out


TAG as a noun:

1. a label made of cardboard or plastic or metal
2. (rag, shred, tag, tag end, tatter) = a small piece of cloth or paper
3. a game in which one child chases the others; the one who is caught becomes the next chaser
4. (sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which changes their status in the game)

TAG as a verb:

1. (tag, label, mark) = attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles"
2. touch a player while he is holding the ball
3. provide with a name or nickname
4. (chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track) = go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
5. supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes