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a long-handled metal rod with a stamp at one end, used for branding livestock, especially cattle, with a registered or recognized symbol or character to indicate ownership.
Historical Examples

Tarrano the Conqueror Raymond King Cummings
Darkness and Dawn Frederic W. Farrar
Fresh Fields John Burroughs
The One-Way Trail Ridgwell Cullum
Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt
The Story of the Foss River Ranch Ridgwell Cullum
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. IV. Robert Kerr
Views and Reviews William Ernest Henley
Fred Fearnot’s New Ranch Hal Standish
Cruisings in the Cascades George O. Shields


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