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muzzler

[ muhz-ler ]
/ ˈmʌz lər /
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noun
a person or thing that muzzles.
Also called nose ender. Nautical. a strong opposing wind.
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Origin of muzzler

First recorded in 1645–55; muzzle + -er1

Words nearby muzzler

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How to use muzzler in a sentence

  • "We are going to have a regular muzzler, Washburn," I said, after glancing at the barometer again.

    Up the River|Oliver Optic
  • Having passed through the channel between the islands, the weather there proved to be a perfect muzzler.

    All Adrift|Oliver Optic
  • You need a broncho buster in the Senate and a donkey muzzler in the House.

    Psycho-Phone Messages|Francis Grierson
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