from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A titmouse: as, the long-tailed mufflin, Acredula rosea.
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But before he can get that thick tongue of his limbered up we're outside, with Vee snuggled up mufflin 'the giggles against my coat sleeve.
"Queer way y'r mountains here keep shiftin 'an' mufflin 'an' meltin 'their lines!
"We sneaked out like shadows, got the boat afloat and pulled away, mufflin 'the oars with our caps.
Whatever are you mufflin 'about, you silly one, lying down there with the dogs and the fleas? "