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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A branding iron.
  • A trivet to set a pot on.
  • The horizontal bar of an andiron.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An iron bar or stand on which to support brands or burning wood; an andiron.
  • n. A trivet to set a pot on.
  • n. An iron used in branding.
  • n. [A forced sense, with ref. to brand, a sword.] A sword.

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