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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An iron that is heated and used for indicating identity or ownership.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A piece of metal bent into a distinctive shape, heated and used to brand livestock.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • An iron to brand with.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as brand-iron, 3.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. implement used to brand live stock


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