from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having feathered feet, such as are found in many breeds of domesticated pigeons: thus a black, self-muffled tumbler is a tumbler of uniform black color with the feet and lower part of the tarsus feathered.
  • Wrapped up closely, especially about the face; concealed from view; also, blinded by or as by something wrapped about the face and covering the eyes.
  • Dulled or deadened: applied to a sounding body or to the sound produced by it.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective same as muted.
  • adjective Wrapped up especially for protection or secrecy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of muffle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective wrapped up especially for protection or secrecy
  • adjective being or made softer or less loud or clear


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