Definition of 'muzzle'
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The spray hit the dog 's muzzle. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Critics called it another example of the super-rich using their wealth to muzzle the press. The Sun (2016)Perhaps all dogs should wear a muzzle at all times, and not only those who are considered dangerous. The Sun (2016)But charities said owners should also be forced to muzzle aggressive dogs. The Sun (2012)The flash of the muzzle was far away. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Something hard he recognizes as the muzzle of a gun is thrust into his ear. Somewhere East of Life (1994)One rammed the muzzle of his gun into the back of my head and pushed me to the floor. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Make him wear a muzzle when you're in public. The Sun (2012)Why wasn't a muzzle on this dog? The Sun (2008)ALL dogs should wear a full face muzzle when out. The Sun (2012)WE need a law that makes dog owners muzzle their pets in public. The Sun (2012)Could Suárez wear a muzzle perhaps? Times, Sunday Times (2014)I seized the dog 's damp muzzle and soothed him. Somewhere East of Life (1994)The criminal law has now been applied, although not necessarily with the outcome that those who seek to muzzle the press would have wanted. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He thrust the muzzle of the gun hard up under Burnell's ribs. Somewhere East of Life (1994)Best of all, it is an easily enforced regulation - either a dog is wearing a muzzle or it is not. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'muzzle'
British English: muzzle NOUN
The muzzle of an animal such as a dog is its nose and mouth.
The mongrel presented his muzzle for scratching.
British English: muzzle VERB
If you muzzle a dog or other animal, you put a muzzle over its nose and mouth.
He was convicted of failing to muzzle a pit bull.
Definition of muzzle from the Collins English Dictionary
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