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plural of brand
as in trademarks
a device (as a word) identifying the maker of a piece of merchandise and legally reserved for the exclusive use of that person or company a company that was sued for using a name that was very similar to a rival's brand

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as in swords
a hand weapon with a length of metal sharpened on one or both sides and usually tapered to a sharp point on the battlefield lies our hero, slain by some fell brand

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present tense third-person singular of brand
as in etches
to produce a vivid impression of the exact words my father spoke as he left us are branded in my memory

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“Brands.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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