muzzle


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Synonyms for muzzle

Synonyms for muzzle

the front surface of the head

Synonyms for muzzle

the open circular discharging end of a gun

forward projecting part of the head of certain animals

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

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

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fit with a muzzle

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prevent from speaking out

tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them

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References in classic literature ?
The muzzles of many guns were rising from the hips.
Captain Malu's voice was flat and metallic and low, but his eyes never left the muzzle until the line of it was drawn past him and away from him.
Bertie started to put the muzzle to his own temple with the evident intention of pulling the trigger.
The first act elevated the muzzle, and the second removed my head from the path of the bullet which went whistling past.
His lost eye and his scarred muzzle bore evidence to the nature of his experience.
The eyes did not notice me, but sparkled with glee on beholding Sancho, my beautiful black and white setter, that was coursing about the field with its muzzle to the ground.
As he neared the river, the leader paused often, cocking his ears and raising his muzzle to sniff the gentle breeze for the tell-tale scent spoor of the dread flesh-eaters.
Jones instantly caught hold of the fellow's hand, which trembled so that he could scarce hold the pistol in it, and turned the muzzle from him.
But for the stray brown on his muzzle and above his eyes, and for the splash of white hair that ran midmost down his chest, he might well have been mistaken for a gigantic wolf, larger than the largest of the breed.
In the horse-box stood a dark bay mare, with a muzzle on, picking at the fresh straw with her hoofs.
Saxon saw young Frank Davis, a friend of Bert's and a father of several months' standing, press the muzzle of his revolver against a scab's stomach and fire.
He took a quick step forward with uplifted hand - and looked into the shining muzzle of a tiny revolver.
With this double security for the discretion of Asinus, for Paul instantly bound the muzzle of the ass in the manner required, the trapper seemed content.
The obsequious Muzzle retired, and presently returned, introducing the elderly gentleman in the top-boots, who was chiefly remarkable for a bottle-nose, a hoarse voice, a snuff- coloured surtout, and a wandering eye.
peace was signed between the survivors of the war; the thunder of the guns gradually ceased, the mortars were silent, the howitzers were muzzled for an indefinite period, the cannon, with muzzles depressed, were returned into the arsenal, the shot were repiled, all bloody reminiscences were effaced; the cotton-plants grew luxuriantly in the well-manured fields, all mourning garments were laid aside, together with grief; and the Gun Club was relegated to profound inactivity.