branding iron

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brand·ing iron

An iron that is heated and used to mark the skin, as to indicate identity or ownership.

brand′ing i′ron

a long-handled metal rod with a stamp at one end, used for branding livestock with a recognized symbol.
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Noun1.branding iron - implement used to brand live stockbranding iron - implement used to brand live stock  
implement - instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end

branding iron

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There on the flesh of the forearm was a circle with a triangle within it, deep and red, as the branding iron had left it.
All the while working hard to wipe the fear out of the eyes of many of these kids because it seared them like a hot branding iron.
Barona's award-winning restaurant collection currently includes nine distinct dining venues: the intimate Barona Oaks Steakhouse featuring innovative steakhouse favorites and a world-class wine list in a fine-dining setting; the Branding Iron Cafe, a casual, 200-seat cafe overlooking the magnificent landscaped lakes of the Barona Creek Golf Club; the Ranch House Buffet, an 850-seat all-you-can-eat buffet; and Ho Wan Noodle Shop, showcasing the exotic flavors of Asia.
There is other fine western art, a branding iron collection, buckle sets, Navajo rugs, gold pocket watches, Keyston Bro.
There's a cowboy boot border along the ceiling, a branding iron to hold the towels, an Old West gun hanging as a decoration, a toilet seat painted with cactuses and a sunset and the offending noose hanging from the shower rod.
Several exciting restaurants including the upscale Barona Oaks Steakhouse, the Branding Iron Cafe, a 200-seat cafe overlooking the magnificent landscaped lakes of the Barona Creek Golf Club, and the Ranch House Buffet, an 850-seat all-you-can- eat buffet.
Joined by Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief, Rowling literally added the company's brand to the Fort Worth skyline by raising an over-sized branding iron to imprint the Omni Hotels logo on a giant artist's rendering of the hotel and surrounding area.
Nicki Haskell of Valencia said she took up country dancing a year ago, and now makes regular ``road trips'' to far-flung venues like Midnight Rodeo and the Branding Iron, both in San Bernardino, with her friends.
A letter corresponding to the crime would be seared with a branding iron on the right thumb of a sinner.
The three national winners included Golden Corral (Raleigh, North Carolina) in the Restaurant Chain category, The Branding Iron Restaurant (Merced, California) for the Independent Restaurant category, and Trostel's Greenbriar (Johnston, Iowa) as the "Innovator of the Year.
For instance, the monogrammed set meets the cattle-drive set with a personalized branding iron for use on steaks.
Following the daylong tours, a celebration reception was held at the Branding Iron Restaurant in Thompson where Secretary of Agriculture Patty Judge addressed the Golden Oval Eggs' shareholders and said, "Golden Oval Eggs is a tremendous economic boom for this county and this state.