1. The mouth of a thing; the extreme or end for entrance or discharge; applied chiefly to the end of a tube, as the open end of a common fusee or pistol, or of a bellows.
2. A fastening for the mouth which hinders from biting.
With golden muzzles all their mouths were bound.
MUZ'ZLE, verb transitive To bind the mouth; to fasten the mouth to prevent biting or eating.
Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn. Deuteronomy 25:4.
1. To fondle with the mouth close. [Low.]
2. To restrain from hurt.
My dagger muzzled--
MUZ'ZLE, verb intransitive To bring the mouth near.
The bear muzzles and smells to him.