Noun(1) the open circular discharging end of a gun(2) forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose(3) a leather or wire restraint that fits over an animal's snout (especially a dog's nose and jaws(4) restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting
Verb(1) fit with a muzzle(2) prevent from speaking out(3) tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them
(1) The early designs consisted of a cup which was fitted onto the muzzle of a rifle.(2) The owner of the terrier, which had no lead or muzzle , had apparently walked away leaving Tasmin to fight for Mogget's life on her own.(3) His father has been scandalising us for years, despite repeated attempts to muzzle him.(4) He pushed the door open with the muzzle of his shotgun, his finger sliding off the exterior of the trigger guard to curl around the trigger.(5) But fortunately, Peter gets hold of a rope and uses it as a noose with which to muzzle the wolf and take him into captivity.(6) Another award winner in the Ukraine was walking his dog when a police cadet pointed out that dogs in that area must be walked with a muzzle and a leash.(7) Raine was bound tightly by a rope around her neck and a muzzle on her jaws.(8) the politicians want to muzzle us and control what we write(9) If they are of the opinion that their dog is safe - that it is not like all the other dogs - then the only requirement is that they muzzle the dog when it is in the public arena.(10) She stroked his head and caressed his muzzle to her face.(11) Wrinkles creased his furry muzzle , as though he was smelling something foul.(12) But unlike the wolf who's eyes Selene was seeing through, this one was wearing a muzzle and was chained to the wall.(13) He gently stroked the horse's muzzle and whispered to him softly, and the animal quietened almost immediately.(14) The back is usually more profoundly black, and the muzzle , ears, and limbs have cinnamon coloration as well.(15) Try doing it when you're staring into the open muzzle of a rifle.(16) We just want the guy to muzzle his dog so that this doesn't happen to anyone else's pet.