Meaning of muzzle

Definition of muzzle

(noun) the open circular discharging end of a gun
forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose
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
restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting
(verb) fit with a muzzle; "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers"
prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged"
tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them; "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair"

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