brand (n.)
ornamental flaming torch [associated with Cupid]
Cym II.iv.91.1[Iachimo to Posthumus, of Innogen's room] Her andirons ... were two winking Cupids ... nicely / Depending on their brands
Sonn.153.1[] Cupid laid by his brand and fell asleep
Sonn.154.2[of Cupid] The little love-god lying once asleep / Laid by his side his heart-inflaming brand
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