brandon

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Noun[edit]

brandon

  1. accusative singular of brando

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French brandon, from Old French brandon, from Frankish *brant, *brand (burnt log; brand; cinder) + -on.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brandon m (plural brandons)

  1. firebrand; torch made of twisted straw [mid-12th c.]
  2. loose, burning material from a fire
  3. (figuratively) firebrand (someone or something that is a source of trouble)
    un brandon de discorde
    a bone of contention or a seed of discord
  4. straw at the end of a staff placed at the corner of a field to indicate the juridical seizure of a crop