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Sears one's steers (6 letter answer)

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The answer BRANDS is rarely seen, appearing only about once every 2100 puzzles.

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Commercial names
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BRAND as a noun:

1. (trade name, brand name, brand, marque) = a name given to a product or service
2. (brand, make) = a recognizable kind; "there's a new brand of hero in the movies now"; "what make of car is that?"
3. identification mark on skin, made by burning
4. (brand, firebrand) = a piece of wood that has been burned or is burning
5. (mark, stigma, brand, stain) = a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis
6. (sword, blade, brand, steel) = a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard

BRAND as a verb:

1. burn with a branding iron to indicate ownership; of animals
2. (stigmatize, stigmatise, brand, denounce, mark) = to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful; "He denounced the government action"; "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock"
3. (post, brand) = mark or expose as infamous; "She was branded a loose woman"