brand n

OE; see burn, v.

  1. Flavor; kind of liquor; type of beverage; [fig.] emotion; feeling; sensation; spiritual essence.
  2. Image; figure; visage; persona; character; countenance; [fig.] soul; spirit; psyche; being; personality; identity.
  3. Mark; name; stamp; seal; signature; emblem that hot metal burns on wood; [fig.] marring; scourging; smiting; whip mark; bloody stripe; striking upon the back; (cf. Isaiah 50:6).
  4. Stigma; burn; identification scar; property label; mark identifying a slave; ownership emblem burned on human beings with hot metal; [fig.] abasement; humiliation; denigration; degradation; infamy; mark of reproach.