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brand / brand/ • n. 1. a type of product manufactured by a particular company under a particular name: a new brand of detergent. ∎  a brand name: the company will market computer software under its own brand. ∎  a particular type or kind of something: the Finnish brand of democratic socialism. 2. an identifying mark burned on livestock or (esp. formerly) criminals or slaves with a branding iron. ∎ fig. a habit, trait, or quality that causes someone public shame or disgrace: the brand of Paula's alcoholism. 3. a piece of burning or smoldering wood: he took two burning brands from the fire. • v. [tr.] 1. mark (an animal, formerly a criminal or slave) with a branding iron. ∎  mark indelibly: an ointment that branded her with unsightly violet-colored splotches. ∎  describe (someone or something) as something bad or shameful: the media was intent on branding us as communists [tr.] she was branded a liar. 2. assign a brand name to: [as adj.] (branded) branded goods at low prices. ∎  [as n.] (branding) the promotion of a particular product or company by means of advertising and distinctive design. DERIVATIVES: brand·er n.

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brand1 piece of burning wood OE.; mark made with a hot iron; stigma XVI; trade-mark XIX. OE. brand = OHG. brant (G. brand), ON. brandr :- Gmc. *brandaz, f. *bran- *bren- BURN2.
Hence brand vb. XIV.

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brand2 (poet.) sword. OE. brand = MHG. brant, ON. brandr; perh. a use of prec.

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