unmuzzle

[ uhn-muhz-uh l ]
/ ʌnˈmʌz əl /
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verb (used with object), un·muz·zled, un·muz·zling.

to remove a muzzle from (a dog, cat, etc.).
to free from restraint, as speech or expression.

Origin of unmuzzle

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-2 + muzzle
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British Dictionary definitions for unmuzzled

unmuzzle

/ (ʌnˈmʌzəl) /

verb (tr)

to take the muzzle off (a dog, etc)
to free from control or censorship
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Word Origin and History for unmuzzled

unmuzzled


adj.

c.1600, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of muzzle (v.).

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