Lengua inglesa
1 a distinctive maker's name or trademark, symbol or design, etc used to identify a product or group of products.
2 a variety or type a special brand of humour .
3 an identifying mark on cattle, etc, usually burned on with a hot iron.
4 (also branding-iron) a metal instrument with a long handle and shaped end which can be heated and then used to burn identifying marks on cattle, etc.
5 a sign or mark of disgrace or shame.
6 a piece of burning or smouldering wood.
7 any of various fungoid diseases or blights affecting grain crops, eg mildew, rust and smut.
8 literary a torch.
9 literary a sword.
verb (branded , branding )
1 to mark (cattle, etc) with a hot iron.
2 to give someone a bad name or reputation.
3 (esp brand something upon someone's memory) to impress (an incident or fact, etc) permanently onto their memory.
4 to give a manufacturer's brand to, or fix a brand or trademark, etc upon (a product or group of products).
[Anglo-Saxon as noun 6]

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