Definitions of brand

  1. A sword, so called from its glittering or flashing brightness.
  2. A mark put upon criminals with a hot iron. Hence: Any mark of infamy or vice; a stigma.
  3. An instrument to brand with; a branding iron.
  4. Any minute fungus which produces a burnt appearance in plants. The brands are of many species and several genera of the order Pucciniaei.
  5. To burn a distinctive mark into or upon with a hot iron, to indicate quality, ownership, etc., or to mark as infamous ( as a convict).
  6. To put an actual distinctive mark upon in any other way, as with a stencil, to show quality of contents, name of manufacture, etc.
  7. Fig.: To fix a mark of infamy, or a stigma, upon.
  8. To mark or impress indelibly, as with a hot iron.
  9. To mark with a hot iron, or by other means; hence, to mark as infamous.
  10. To burn or mark with a hot iron: to fix a mark of infamy upon.
  11. To mark with a hot iron; to mark with infamy.
  12. To mark with a brand; stigmatize; imprint indelibly.
  13. burn with a branding iron to indicate ownership; of animals
  14. To mark with a brand; to stigmatize.
  15. To burn or mark anything with an iron mould red- hot; to fix a mark of infamy on any one; to stigmatise.
  16. a symbol of disgrace or infamy; " And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"-- Genesis
  17. identification mark on skin, made by burning
  18. a piece of wood that has been burned or is burning
  19. A mark made by burning with a hot iron, as upon a cask, to designate the quality, manufacturer, etc., of the contents, or upon an animal, to designate ownership; -- also, a mark for a similar purpose made in any other way, as with a stencil. Hence, figurately: Quality; kind; grade; as, a good brand of flour.
  20. A burning piece of wood; a mark burned with a hot iron, as upon cattle; any form of trademark; hence, any quality or any kind; a mark of disgrace.
  21. A piece of wood burning or partly burned: a mark burned into anything with a hot iron: a sword, so called from its glitter: a mark of infamy.
  22. A burning piece of wood; a sword; a mark burned in; a mark of infamy.
  23. A firebrand; a mark burnt with a hot iron; trade- mark; stigma.
  24. Quality; kind.
  25. A burning piece of wood; a piece partly burnt; a sword; a mark made by a hot iron; quality; a mark of infamy; a disease in vegetables.
  26. A burning piece of wood; a sword; a mark made by pressing a hot iron mould, as on a barrel; a trade- mark; a mark of infamy; a stigma.
  27. A fungus producing a burnt appearance on leaves of trees.
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