Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of muzzle.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Counting speeches and interruptions, I find from the official reports that he addressed the House exactly one hundred times; and it is therefore worth noticing that his last words were, "This is what you call muzzling the House of Commons."

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, November 21, 1917

  • In the debate on the Air Force in Committee, one member, if we count speeches and interruptions, addressed the House exactly one hundred times, and it is worthy of note that his last words were: "This is what you call muzzling the House of Commons."

    Mr. Punch's History of the Great War

  • I wonder how many of those commentators who diligently monitor the "muzzling" activities of the "Israel Lobby" will note the story of a UN official who made a perfectly reasonable observation at a recent conference, and now has everyone from Hamas to the government of Jordan demanding his head on a plate.

    Ben S. Cohen: The Palestinians and Israel: Just Say No

  • I have enough faith in the American people to believe that they will reject in toto the kind of muzzling the Committee is imposing on our citizens.

    Caught in the Crossfire: Adrian Scott and the Politics of Americanism in 1940s Hollywood

  • It may as well be me who points out that Dan isn't "muzzling" anyone.

    Gates comments now closed

  • The word phimosis means "muzzling," and it is a term applied to a constriction or narrowing of the foreskin, so that the glands of the clitoris cannot be freely uncovered.

    Woman Her Sex and Love Life

  • How does Waxman's quote - "The new law is designed to expand coverage and bring down costs, so your assertions are a matter of concern." - rise to the level of "muzzling" political speech?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Wafer's dogs have been ruled dangerous, which requires him to take certain safety precautions such as muzzling them in public.

    timesOnline: Home RSS feed

  • These could be issued by police or council wardens like fixed penalty notices and require certain conditions on owners of dangerous and aggressive dogs, such as muzzling, keeping on a leash or insuring their pet.

    Top stories from Times Online

  • The British Columbia Institute of Agrologists has stayed an ethics complaint against Wendy Holm, a member of the institute and farm scientist who spoke out about the "muzzling" of a colleague.

    Tyee - Home

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.