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Overview of noun muzzle

The noun muzzle has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) gun muzzle, muzzle

(the open circular discharging end of a gun)

2. (2) muzzle

(forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose)

3. muzzle

(a leather or wire restraint that fits over an animal's snout (especially a dog's nose and jaws) and prevents it from eating or biting)

4. gag, muzzle

(restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting)

Overview of verb muzzle

The verb muzzle has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. muzzle

(fit with a muzzle; "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers")

2. gag, muzzle

(prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged")

3. gag, muzzle

(tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them; "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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