- to remove a muzzle from (a dog, cat, etc.).
- to free from restraint, as speech or expression.
Origin of unmuzzle
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Examples from the Web for unmuzzled
Was the dog not at large, unmuzzled, on his the policeman's beat?Home Life in Germany
Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
The hell-hounds of war, on all sides, will be uncoupled and unmuzzled.
All unmuzzled dogs were ordered to be shot in the streets on sight.Edgar Saltus: The Man
Am I then to consider myself as unmuzzled, please your Grace?Kenilworth
Sir Walter Scott
The world regards such a person as the police do an unmuzzled dog, not under proper control.Essays Upon Some Controverted Questions
Thomas H. Huxley
- to take the muzzle off (a dog, etc)
- to free from control or censorship
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Word Origin and History for unmuzzled
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