brandering [bran-der-ing] Word Origin noun

  1. furring(def 4b).

Origin of brandering 1865–70; perhaps brander gridiron (Middle English brandire, equivalent to brand(en) to brand + ire iron) + -ing1 brander [bran-der] verb (used with object) Building Trades.

  1. to apply furring to (a surface).

verb (used without object)

  1. to apply furring.

Origin of brander First recorded in 1865–70; back formation from brandering

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