Glazier responded by branding the woman a witch and began to utter imprecatory prayers.
But business and branding aside, the event seemed to be a familiar gathering, cocktail dresses not withstanding.
Transparency in branding and in politics is a good thing in 2010.
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.