A governor who vetoed Republican bills byburning the word “VETO” onto them using a branding iron.
Two of them were tall and well set up; the third was short and stocky and held a branding iron in one hand.
That was a cattle country; they knew it for a branding iron.
Without looking up the Mexican replied; "It is a branding iron, Seor."
The burn of a branding iron is supposed to heal almost immediately.
In France the branding iron used on slaves and criminals often took the form of the fleur-de-lis.
Buck noticed that he held the branding iron carefully away from his leg.
The Dutchman was first in the line at Morgan's right hand as he turned from the fire with the branding iron red-hot in his hand.
As we started in with him, she struck me over the head with a branding iron, and I had to drop Charlie at her feet.
Raul let his eyes close, and tried to imagine he had no branding iron of pain.