[ uhn-bran-did ]

  1. not branded or marked to show ownership: an unbranded calf.

  2. Commerce. carrying no brand or trademark of a manufacturer: unbranded canned foods.

Origin of unbranded

First recorded in 1635–45; un-1 + brand + -ed2, -ed3

Words Nearby unbranded

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How to use unbranded in a sentence

  • You see, Mr. Harding, you are the first Englishman he ever encountered; fact is he is range bred, unbranded and wild.

    John Ermine of the Yellowstone | Frederic Remington
  • Twenty head—among them one Bar Cross cow with an unbranded calf some eight or ten months old.

    Stepsons of Light | Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  • Only a month old and unbranded, of course, when your father and Warrigal managed to bone the old mare.

    Robbery Under Arms | Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood