running iron


Definition of running iron

: a branding iron with which a brand is drawn freehand on the hide of an animal

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First Known Use of running iron

1874, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of running iron was in 1874

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“Running iron.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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