nose and mouth of an animal
guard of straps or wires placed over this part of an animal's head to prevent it biting,etc.
open end of a firearm,out of which the bullets,etc. come
put a muzzle on (a dog,etc.)
prevent from expressing opinions freely;restrain,suppress
"muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers"
"The press was gagged"
"The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair"
One of the hounds poked a friendly muzzle into her face.
出自： R. Sutcliff
He tried to frighten the British Government into muzzling The Times.
出自： P. Howard
The only voice..the Russian Government did not dare to muzzle.
出自： A. N. Wilson