An example of a muzzle is a dog's snout.
An example of a muzzle is a fabric instrument that goes over a dog's snout to prevent biting.
An example of muzzle is to put your hand over someone's mouth.
Had a muzzle put on their high spirits.
Tried to muzzle the opposition.
Origin of muzzle
- Middle English mosel from Old French musel from Medieval Latin mūsellum diminutive of mūsus snout from Latin mūsum
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition