verb (used with object), muz·zled, muz·zling.
Origin of muzzle
Examples from the Web for muzzle
Biden is such a straight shooter that pundits say he needs a muzzle.Roland Martin: America, You Can’t Handle the Truth!|Roland S. Martin|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Suddenly, the darkness came alive with muzzle flashes and tracer rounds.From PTSD to Prison: Why Veterans Become Criminals|Matthew Wolfe|July 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The result of the back-and-forth was guaranteed national publicity for the very ideas the politicians wanted to muzzle.‘The Gatekeepers,’ Brooklyn College BDS Forum: Week of Israel Debate|Gail Sheehy|February 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He pointed the muzzle at Jones and pulled the trigger, shooting him in the head with a fatally real bullet.As More Kids Die, Handguns Still a Bigger Threat Than Assault Rifles|Michael Daly|January 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mueller might even have been accused to being party to a plot to muzzle Petraeus regarding the mess in Benghazi.
Its size was such that we could trace it from the muzzle of the gun.In the Track of the Troops|R.M. Ballantyne
Four reports rang suddenly out, and the muzzle of the revolver was held deliberately within an inch or so of Brett's heart.The Yellow Crayon|E. Phillips Oppenheim
He seemed a kind of human cannon loaded to the muzzle with facts.Tales from Dickens|Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
With this, he pointed the muzzle toward the cavern and pulled the trigger.The Cave in the Mountain|Lieut. R. H. Jayne
Each passenger at the point of a revolver was made to pay tribute while the driver was held at the muzzle of a rifle.The Awakening of the Desert|Julius C. Birge