verb (used with object), muz·zled, muz·zling.
Origin of muzzle
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Example sentences from the Web for muzzling
The muzzling order and quarantine has been the means of abolishing this deadly malady from England.Sporting Dogs|Frank Townend Barton
You may succeed in muzzling the newspapers and magazines, but you cannot silence public opinion.The Lion and The Mouse|Charles Klein
But of course I would never have consented to run for office at the price of muzzling my convictions.The Sturdy Oak|Samuel Merwin, et al.
I am glad to say that during the Omdurman Campaign there was no attempt, within my knowledge, of muzzling the press.Khartoum Campaign, 1898|Bennet Burleigh
But office is regarded as a muzzling order, as far as I can make out.Scarlet and Hyssop|E. F. Benson