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Definition of muff

Whitethroat White"throat`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of Old World warblers, esp. the common European species (Sylvia cinerea), called also strawsmear, nettlebird, muff, and whitecap, the garden whitethroat, or golden warbler (S. hortensis), and the lesser whitethroat (S. curruca).
Muff Muff (m[u^]f), n. [Cf. LG. muff, D. mof, G., Dan., & Sw. muff, F. moufle mitten, LL. muffula, MHG. mouwe sleeve, D. mouw, and E. muffle, v.] 1. A soft cover of cylindrical form, usually of fur, worn by women to shield the hands from cold. 2. (Mech.) A short hollow cylinder surrounding an object, as a pipe. 3. (Glass Manuf.) A blown cylinder of glass which is afterward flattened out to make a sheet. 4. [Perhaps a different word; cf. Prov. E. maffle to slammer.] A stupid fellow; a poor-spirited person. [Colloq.] ``A muff of a curate.' --Thackeray. 5. [See 4.] (Baseball) A failure to hold a ball when once in the hands. 6. (Zo["o]l.) The whitethroat. [Prov. Eng.]
Muff Muff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Muffed; p. pr. & vb. n. Muffing.] To handle awkwardly; to fumble; to fail to hold, as a ball, in catching it.

Meaning of muff from wikipedia

- muff or muff may refer to: muff (handwarmer), a fashion accessory, usually of fur, for keeping the hands warm earmuffs, a device for protecting the
- the big muff pi (π), often known simply as the big muff, is a fuzzbox produced in new york city by the electro-harmonix company, along with their russian
- the melbourne underground film festival (muff) was formed out of disagreements over the content and running of the melbourne international film festival
- muff (from irish: magh) is a village in county donegal, ireland. it is near the mouth of the river foyle (where it flows into lough foyle) and sits at
- a muff is a fashion accessory for outdoors usually made of a cylinder of fur or fabric with both ends open for keeping the hands warm. it was introduced
- andré muff (born 28 january 1981) is a former swiss footballer. he last pla**** for fc concordia basel. he has also appeared in the squad four times for
- brown muff & co was a small chain of department stores based in yorkshire, england, with its flagship store located in bradford. it was purchased by house
- george muff, 1st baron calverley (10 february 1877 – 20 september 1955) was a british liberal then labour politician. muff was the son of george muff, a miner