A governor who vetoed Republican bills byburning the word “VETO” onto them using a branding iron.
How her role became more “maternal rather than marital,” and branding Hawking an “all-powerful emperor” and “masterly puppeteer.”
Aries With Saturn and a fullish Moon opposing your sign, you have branding on the brain.
And it has become a system far more driven by the demands of branding and marketing than by recognizing clearly discrete locality.
To use a branding buzz word, Franco makes the whole exercise feel authentic.
Meanwhile other cow-punchers are rushing calves to the branding.
Then there were the fenced-in pastures and the branding corrals.
In Maryland branding was legal, and every county was ordered to have branding-irons.
It was like beholding a dainty flower in the grime and brutality of the branding pen.
The sun was now quite close to the horizon, branding the ocean with a purple glare, but itself descending into a cloudless sky.
in marketing, the use of logos, symbols, or product design to promote consumer awareness of goods and services
Branding has made companies like Apple successful.
Old English brand, brond "fire, flame; firebrand, piece of burning wood, torch," and (poetic) "sword," from Proto-Germanic *brandaz (cf. Old Norse brandr, Old High German brant, Old Frisian brond "firebrand, blade of a sword," German brand "fire"), from root *bran-/*bren- (see burn (v.)). Meaning "identifying mark made by a hot iron" (1550s) broadened by 1827 to "a particular make of goods." Brand name is from 1922.
c.1400, "to brand, cauterize; stigmatize," originally of criminal marks or cauterized wounds, from brand (n.). As a means of marking property, 1580s; figuratively from c.1600, often in a bad sense, with the criminal marking in mind. Related: Branded; branding.