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Definition of Muffle
Muffle Muf"fle, v. i. [Cf. F. maffle, mumble, D. moffelen.]
To speak indistinctly, or without clear articulation.
MuffleMuffle Muf"fle, n. [F. moufle, prop., a mitten, from the
resemblance in shape. See Muffle, v. t., Muff.]
1. Anything with which another thing, as an oar or drum, is
muffled; also, a boxing glove; a muff.
2. (Metal.) An earthenware compartment or oven, often shaped
like a half cylinder, used in furnaces to protect objects
heated from the direct action of the fire, as in
scorification of ores, cupellation of ore buttons, etc.
3. (Ceramics) A small oven for baking and fixing the colors
of painted or printed pottery, without exposing the
pottery to the flames of the furnace or kiln.
4. A pulley block containing several sheaves. --Knight. MuffleMuffle Muf"fle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Muffled; p. pr. & vb. n.
Muffling.] [Cf. F. moufle a mitten, LL. muffula, OD. moffel
a muff. See Muff.]
1. To wrap up in something that conceals or protects; to
wrap, as the face and neck, in thick and disguising folds;
hence, to conceal or cover the face of; to envelop; to
inclose; -- often with up. --South.
The face lies muffled up within the garment.
He muffled with a cloud his mournful eyes. --Dryden.
Muffled up in darkness and superstition.
2. To prevent seeing, or hearing, or speaking, by wraps bound
about the head; to blindfold; to deafen.
3. To wrap with something that dulls or deadens the sound of;
as, to muffle the strings of a drum, or that part of an
oar which rests in the rowlock.
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